RYA Motorboat Helmsman Course

Motor Cruising

* This course is offered at our Seychelles training centre

RYA Motorboat Helmsman Course


A two-day course covering basic boat handling, engine checks and safety.


The Motor Cruiser Hellmsman course is equivalent to the Competent Crew course which is completed by those doing a Sailing course.  The training and subjects covered during the Helmsman course are the following:


  • 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


By the end of the course, the candidate will be competent to handle a Motor Cruiser of a specific type in sheltered waters.


Note: This course is conducted at our Seychelles training centre


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