Welcome to Aboard Boat Coaching
Your RYA Training centre based at Universal Marina on the Hamble
Welcome to Aboard Boat Coaching! We want all our customers, their friends and family to have fun on the water, be safe and respect the Sea. We play a huge part in this as an RYA recognised training centre by providing the best powerboat training and instruction we can, spending most of your training time on the water when the syllabus allows it and utilising high-quality equipment and facilities.
You do get what you pay for when you choose a training centre and here at Aboard Boat Coaching, we offer a very fair and competitive price for what you get. We make no excuses for charging more money for a Course than some other schools, but think about this for a moment, there must be a reason, right? There is, you get a quality course and work with quality equipment, taught by fantastic Instructors. We are not far from Southampton – directly on the river Hamble. Southampton Water, the Solent and the Isle of Wight are on our doorstep too.
To book a Course, click on the Courses tab, find the course and click on “Book” to check prices and see Course availablity, Click on “More Dates” to see available Course dates. Clicking on “Book” does not commit you to booking a Course until you take the next step where you fill in your details.
Great Facilities and Powerboat Training at Aboard Boat Coaching near Southampton – minutes to the Solent
We have excellent marina facilities and classrooms, a fantastic boat and some really great equipment! You also get a seat on our boat and you are not left sitting on the tubes, something to be cautious about! Parking is easy and free and we don’t charge for any fuel, waterproofs, books or refreshments during a course with us and there are no hidden extra’s. We have a superb restaurant on site for your lunch time break that serve a full range of food or meal deals (Bistro 8). We also have “Mermaids” coffee shop on site that serve great Tea’s and Coffee, small snacks and light lunches. Come and see us at Aboard Boat Coaching and experience it for yourself.
RYA Level 2 Powerboat Training
We aim to provide you with all the powerboating, first aid, theory and VHF radio knowledge and experience you need, in convenient fun and value for money packages.
We run RYA Powerboat training courses on our 7.8m Ribcraft RIB “Equinox” and our shore-based courses in brand new classrooms (2018), based on the River Hamble at Universal Marina, all set within an idyllic tranquil nature reserve. We are ideally placed for the Solent too.
Once you have gained your RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate you can apply for an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) that allows for to charter vessels abroad up to 10 m LOA. You can also choose a bespoke instructor package if you prefer in order to increase your hands-on experience. We also offer tuition on your own boat too should it be suitable for RYA training. We also offer skippered charter for individuals or groups of up to 8 people on our Rib.
Aboard Boat Coaching powerboat training and instruction is all about you, your needs and wishes; please give Mike or John a call if you want to discuss anything you see on the website or if you would like us to tailor an experience to your requirements