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RYA Training Centre MCA PCA

RYA Start Motor Cruising

The RYA Start Motor Cruising course is ideal for introducing friends or family members to crewing a motor boat, and for giving them an understanding of how they can assist the helm. It can be delivered either as a one-day stand alone course or as a two-day course when accompanying another motor cruising course.

How can I take this course?

  • On our school boat on our timetables.
  • On our school boat, in your group, you choose the dates.
  • On your own boat, we come to you.
Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None
Minimum duration 1 day as a stand alone course, 2 days if accompanying another course.
Minimum age 8 years
Course content Personal safety, seamanship, dealing with emergency situations, coming alongside, picking up a mooring and boat handling.
Ability after the course Able to be a useful crew member and assist the helm.

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