RYA Boat Training - Sailing, Powerboats, Motorboats, Jet Skis & Theory


Coastal Pursuits can offer you the full range of RYA training courses via our friends at Solent Boat Training at their RYA recognised training centre based in Southampton. Our combined mass of resources simply means we can offer some of the finest range of RYA training in the Solent area. We also run a full range of our own SBT complimentary training courses.

Our fleet currently includes 2 motorboats, 11 sailing yachts, 10 rib boats and 4 pwc jet skis, so we teach all types of boating for private individuals through to budding superyacht crew.

RYA Powerboat Courses

We offer the full range of RYA powerboat courses from level 2 up to advanced commercial endorsements and even instructor training courses from our Southampton base. Our powerboat fleet consists of 10 rib boats, many are MCA commercially coded for 20 mile offshore operation. Below is just a selection our our rib powerboats used for RYA or our own SBT complementary courses.. Please click for more details.

RYA Powerboat Advanced
RYA Powerboat Intermediate
RYA Powerboat Level 2 ICC Solent
RYA Powerboat Courses

RYA Sail Cruising Courses

We offer the full range of RYA sailing courses from Competent Crew up to Yachtmaster preparation courses from our Southampton base. Our sailing fleet consists of 5 Bavaria yachts that are all MCA commercially coded for 60 mile offshore operation. 

Courses available include the RYA Start Yachting, RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper, RYA Coastal Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster and our own SBT complementary courses. Please click for more details.

RYA Sailing Courses Solent
RYA Competent Crew Sailing Course
RYA Day Skipper Sailing Practical

RYA Motor Cruising Courses

We offer the full range of RYA motorboat cruising courses from Helmsman up to Yachtmaster preparation courses from our Southampton base with direct access to the Solent. Our RYA training motorboat is a Sealine Sc29 called Starlight and is MCA commercially coded cat 2 for 60 mile off shore operation. We run the popular RYA Day Skipper Motor practical course for just £699. Our Fairline Phantom 40 is available for bespoke training as well. Click for more details.

RYA Shore Based Theory Courses

Solent Boat Training offer a full range of shore based & theory courses including the RYA day skipper theory, yachtmaster theory, vhf src radio, first aid at sea, sea survival, diesel engine and more. Our free accommodation makes multi day theory courses very cost effective.

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RYA PWC Jet Ski Courses