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RYA Helmsman’s Course

Upcoming Course Dates:

Please choose any one day from the Day Skipper Motor cruising course dates.

Other dates available on request.

Malta ‘s location and ideal weather conditions make it the ideal place for learning Motor cruising. The Island’s sheltered harbours and Marinas are perfect to learn motor cruising skills without having to go afar.

A two-day course covering basic boat handling, engine checks and safety.  This course is ideal for new owners conscious of the difficulty and hazards of boat handling in the marina. It is useful for crews as well as skippers. Apart from the obvious safety benefits of extra boat handlers on board, it adds interest if everyone can contribute.

  • Pre-course experience – None
  • Assumed knowledge – None
  • Minimum duration – 2 days
  • Course content – Boat preparation, boat handling, types of craft, engines and drives, engine operation and maintenance, safety and seamanship, rules of the road, securing to a buoy, berthing alongside, man overboard recovery.
  • Ability after the course – Competent to a handle motor cruiser of a specific type in sheltered waters

Take the plunge! Book this course now.

Should you require more information or if you would like to book this course, please do not hesitate to get in touch.