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Aboard Boat Coaching powerboat training

Highfield Approved Centre

Powerboat Training in the Southampton area.

Sometimes, (most of the time in life), you get what you pay for. We may be a little more expensive than others, but think about this before you go somewhere offering cheaper prices. You get what you pay for right,? We have superb facilities, a great training boat and professional quality Instructors, nothing is free, book with confidence.

Please note our website booking system only shows the first start date for the advertised course. For example; it could be a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or even a 6 day course, but our site only shows the start date for day one. Please read further into the course description to see how many days the course is run over. If you book a Course please make sure you complete all fields in order as they come up.

Aboard Boat Coaching is our business name under which we are a recognised training centre with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Our operating base is at Premier Universal Marina, Sarisbury Green, where we have 2 separate classrooms, an office and separate and inclusive toilet facilities onsite, this is our only RYA training venue. We are located on the river Hamble. All our courses run from 9 am until around 5 pm unless stated otherwise in the joining instructions. All of our courses have maximum numbers which are displayed in each of the course descriptions. We are ideally placed for Solent boat training – being an RYA course provider or own boat tuition. We only teach what we are insured to teach on, something that we ensure we are robustly covered for.

We supply all course materials free of charge and we only teach in the English Language. Our VHF Courses have an extra fee built into our pricing which is made payable to the RYA for the VHF Radio exam, (when applying for your Short Range Certificate). We have no hidden costs for any course and we handle all the admin so you don’t have to.

At Aboard Boat Coaching we want all of our customers and guests 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 power boat training and instruction in Southampton. We spend most of your training time on the water when the syllabus allows it and utilise high-quality equipment and facilities. Whatever the Southampton weather brings, we try and get out there to provide you with a truly enjoyable Rib experience. Our Shore based classroom Courses are in purpose built training rooms, using excellent quality equipment with experienced instructors.

Why Choose Aboard Boat Coaching?

When it comes to choosing a training centre, the phrase “you get what you pay for” really holds true. At Aboard Boat Coaching, we understand the importance of offering value for money. That’s why we provide a fair and competitive price that aligns with the exceptional quality of our services, location and equipment.

Investing in our powerboat courses, is an investment in quality, value, and results. We pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional learning experience that goes above and beyond. You will get a quality course and work with quality equipment, taught by knowledgeable and patient instructors. We are not far from Southampton, Southampton Airport and directly on the river HambleSouthampton Water, the Solent and the Isle of Wight are on our doorstep too. We are located on the Portsmouth side of the Hamble with easy access from Fareham and Gosport. We have received customers from Australia, The USA, Italy, France and Norway to name just a few countries.


To book an RYA Course or other courses, click here or on the book tab next to the required Course and complete each field in turn.

We also offer some non RYA Training Courses at ABC, such as the HSE First Aid at Work Course. Parking is £4 a day, ample and easy and and we don’t charge for any fuel, waterproof clothing, books or refreshments during a course with us and there are no hidden extra’s at ABC. Come and see us at Aboard Boat Coaching and experience this for yourself, you won’t be disappointed. As of November 2023 after 5 years or delivering Courses, TripAdvisor rated us in the top 10 attractions in the World, for 100% consistent 5 star feedback. That’s (in the world). We pride ourselves on our feedback.

Please click here to view a copy of our Terms and Conditions. All bookings are subject to these terms and conditions and you are deemed to have accepted them when you place and pay for a booking with us.

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