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RYA Recognised Training Centre
HBSC is an RYA Recognised Training Centre offering the following
RYA courses to club members.
RYA Powerboat Level 1.
The course is based on both practical and theory learning. The majority of the day will be out on the water. No prior boating experience is required. Minimum age for students is 8 years old and the certificate for this age group will be endorsed so that 8 to 11 years-
RYA Powerboat Level 2.
including close quarters handling, planing speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision
Upon completion, you should become a self-
RYA Safety Boat.
The emphasis is on practical work so participants can experience and solve real problems, rather than simply discuss them. The course is based on both practical and theory learning. The majority of the course will be out on the water in any weather conditions. All participants must hold the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate. Minimum age 16 yrs.
HBSC Sailing Training.
HBSC holds a number of members sailing Training days on Saturdays throughout the year for adults and juniors.
The dates are shown on the “Program” page. These sessions are not currently RYA Training, however they do comply with RYA best practice and safety standards and are supervised by qualified RYA Instructors.
HBSC committee has agreed to apply to the RYA to add Dinghy Sailing to its RYA Recognised Training Centre status. This will allow us to run RYA courses and issue RYA certificates in Dinghy Sailing as well as Powerboating. We are hoping this could be in place by mid-
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