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Westminster Boating Base provides a range of dry-land courses such as first aid, SRC radio certificate and Essential Navigation & Seamanship.

Westminster Boating Base is a Royal Yachting Association Training Centre,  British Canoeing (BC) Approved Centre and is Sport England Clubmark accredited.

 

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore / Coastal Skipper Theory Course

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams. The course covers all aspects of navigation, meteorology, safety at sea, and seamanship. The course will be taught by and experienced and expert RYA Instructor.

Courses & booking info

Please email enquiries@westminsterboatingbase.co.uk to express your interest in this course and join our waiting list.

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Covering all the essentials of near-shore navigation, collision regulations, meteorology, tidal calculations, safety and much more. It is essential preparation for the Day Skipper Practical course.

January to March 2019. Click here

 

RYA 8hr Aquatic First Aid

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

Sunday 10th March 2019. Click here

 

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship (classroom)

A great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. In fact it's for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2 course.

No dates scheduled presently

 

 

Currently in summer season

  • Season starts: 01st April 2018
  • Season ends: 31st March 2019

Shore-based activities schedule

January 2019

A Royal Yachting Association (RYA) & British Canoeing (BC) approved training centre, regulated by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS).

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