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RYA Instructors Course at Oyster Coast Watersports

Become a Certified RYA Instructor with Us!

Are you passionate about boating and water sports? Do you dream of sharing your expertise with others? Look no further! Oyster Coast Watersports offers an exciting and comprehensive RYA Instructors Course that will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to become a certified instructor.

About Oyster Coast Watersports

At Oyster Coast Watersports, we pride ourselves on delivering top-quality training. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • RYA Recognised Training Centre: We are an official RYA Recognised Training Centre, ensuring that our courses meet the highest standards set by the Royal Yachting Association.

  • Experienced Instructors: Our small group of friendly and professional RYA instructors are passionate about what they do. They’ll guide you through the course, from novice to advanced levels.

  • Stunning Location: Based in the picturesque town of Whitstable on the North Kent coast, we have access to the Thames Estuary and Swale Estuaries. The challenging boating conditions here will enhance your seamanship skills.

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our RYA Instructors Course covers theory and practical aspects. You’ll learn how to teach and manage courses effectively, handle powerboats, and more.

Course Details

  • Duration: The course spans 3 days, allowing you ample time to absorb the material and practice your skills.

  • Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 16.

  • Required certificates, First aid certificate, RYA Powerboat Level 2, Health declaration form or medical questionnaire.

  • Experience, Five seasons experience of power boating logged (preferably in range of boat types and sizes) OR one season for those who use powerboats as an integral part of their normal full-time occupation.

  • Pre-entry assessment Candidates must attend a skills assessment prior to their instructor training course. Details can be found in the RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook (G19) A pre Entry assessment can be done at any RYA centre we charge £115 if you want to do this with us.

  • RYA membership Required.

  • Course Content:

    • RYA Theory: Dive into essential theoretical knowledge related to boating and instruction.

    • Practical Skills: Learn hands-on techniques for teaching powerboating.

What’s Included?

  • RYA Certification: Successful candidates will receive RYA certificates upon meeting the required standards. Qualified to teach Up to and including Powerboat Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor. If you hold the Safety Boat Certificate, you may also teach the RYA Safety Boat Course. Validity Five years from date of issue, provided that a valid first aid certificate is maintained RYA

  • RIB Fuel Costs: We cover the fuel costs for the RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) used during the course.

  • Loan of Waterproofs: Don’t worry about getting wet—we’ve got you covered!.

Book Your Spot Now!

Our courses tend to fill up quickly, so don’t delay! Contact us at info@oystercoastwatersports.co.uk to secure your place in the next RYA Instructors Course. Whether you’re looking to kickstart a new career or enhance your existing skills, Oyster Coast Watersports is your gateway to becoming a certified RYA instructor. Join us on this exciting journey!

Oyster Coast Watersports

  • Location: Long Beach Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AB

  • Phone: 01227 806108


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