Training Courses

Training Courses2019-10-12T10:11:04+00:00

Preston Marina now offers a range of training courses to help you and and your crew maximise enjoyment and safety when boating.

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The marine radio is the most important piece of safety equipment on any boat. All users must have a licence, which is acheieved on successful completion of this one day course and assessment.

  • One day classroom course, with assessment.
  • Cost £95 for the course, (plus £60 for the assessment and licence)
  • Ages 16+
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The basic skills and knowledge needed to drive a powerboat.
  • 2 days training
  • On-site at Preston Marina
  • Part of course takes place on tidal river – experience real tidal conditions.
  • Course cost; From £247.50 per person.
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A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.
  • 40 hour classroom course
  • includes RYA Course Pack
  • Course fee £325 inc VAT
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A beginners’ course to help prevent and solve diesel engine failures.
  • One Day
  • On-Site at Preston
  • No detailed knowledge required
  • Course cost; £ 95 (includes RYA course pack)
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A comprehensive introduction to cruising for more experienced skippers.
  • 40 hour classroom course
  • includes RYA Course Pack
  • Course fee £325 inc VAT
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A great introduction to navigation theory, safety at sea and seamanship.

  • 2 day classroom course (or 6 week night-school)
  • Course fee £150 (includes course pack with plotter and dividers)
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Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

  • Course fee £95 per person
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