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RYA Training Centre MCA PCA

RYA Training Courses

As an RYA Training Centre Mendez Marine pride themselves on offering superb quality RYA Courses at great prices. Mendez Marine are a specialist RYA Power and Motor Cruising school who also specialise in own boat tuition.

Whatever RYA training course you choose to do with us, from a VHF course through to a Yachtmaster® course or even just some basic boating skills either on the water or shore based, you can be assured of receiving professional training in a fun and friendly environment and on high quality equipment.

Dangers associated with Petrol on boats

Very careful consideration should be given to whether you buy a Diesel or Petrol powered boat?  The exact cause of the explosion is unknown but it would appear to be a petrol powered boat at...

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Electronic Chart Plotters

Did you know Most chart plotters and electronic aids to navigation, just like your car SatNav, carry a warning when you first turn it on and you usually need to 'Accept' in order to progress...

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About the instructors

Paul McCabe

Principal and Director of Mendez Marine, Cruising and Powerboat Instructor

Paul first started playing with boats over 40 years ago and has maintained a keen interest to this day. Having given up dinghy sailing several years ago, Paul can quite often be found cruising the South Coast and beyond with a big smile on his face aboard a 40ft motor cruiser.

Paul is co-principle, Managing Director and instructor.

“I love being on the water or below, as a boat owner and diver I think I have now, at last, found the job of my dreams”.