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If you want to drive a safety boat for your sailing club or RYA Training Centre this course is designed for you. Run over two days from our Lake District location in Cumbria this RYA Safety Boat course covers the safe rescue of sailing crews, canoes & windsurfers, and the prevention of further damage to boats and equipment.


The course is non-residential, although youth hostel accommodation is available nearby.  Collection and drop off at Ulverston train station may be possible. The cost of the course is £185.


Pre-requisites are as follows:

  • An RYA Level 2 National Powerboat Award

  • Have a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers

  • Minimum age 16

  • It is strongly recommended that you hold a First Aid certificate and/or have some experience

  • Please note you will also need to bring your log book for signing. If you do not have one we can sell you one during the course for an additional £5.


The RYA have a few more details about the safety boat course here:


If you need assistance with any aspects of the course or would like to book a place, please contact us by email or phone on 01229 885456.



Dates to be arranged


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