Bespoke Courses (Non RYA)

Bespoke Courses (Non RYA)

Our Bespoke Courses (Non RYA)

WHY CHOOSE Sail & Power Boat Training ?

We have developed several bespoke courses for our clients in order that they can develop their skills and enjoy their boat or charter holiday in a relaxed way. We are more than happy to create a custom-made programme for our clients to meet their needs.


Depending on what option but from 1:1 up to 4:1 max.

What’s included

  • Expert instructor with clear course goals and outcomes
  • Tea and coffee plus yummy biscuits
  • SPBT note book

Free Parking


This Radar course is aimed at users of radar in small craft. As the price of on board equipment falls, the use of radar is becoming increasingly common.

Electronic Navigation

The Electronic Navigation course is a one-day entry level course and will enable you to understand and operate electronic navigational equipment on board a vessel.

Navigation Refresher

An introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced sailors and those wanting to refresh their skills.

Sail Handling

A hands-on course that will unlock the mysteries of basic sail trim and enable you to gain more from your boat.

Boat Handling

A hands-on course that will help improve your understanding of how a yacht handles under power and improve your boat handling in close quarter situations.

Frequently asked Questions

Most Popular Questions.

At Sail & Power Boat Training, we stand out by offering bespoke courses tailored to our clients' needs. Whether you're looking to enhance your skills for a leisurely boat trip or a charter holiday, we craft custom-made programs to ensure you get the most out of your experience.

Our courses maintain a low instructor-student ratio for personalized attention. Depending on the option chosen, ratios range from 1:1 up to a maximum of 4:1. This ensures that each participant receives the guidance they need to excel.

When you enroll in one of our courses, you'll receive comprehensive benefits. These include expert instruction with clearly defined course goals, along with complimentary tea, coffee, and delicious biscuits to keep you refreshed throughout the day. Additionally, you'll receive an SPBT notebook for note-taking and free parking for your convenience.

Our Bespoke Courses cover a range of essential skills for sailors and boating enthusiasts. These include radar operation, electronic navigation, and navigation refreshers. Priced at £180 per person, each course lasts for one day, from 0900 to 1700. Whether you're new to sailing or seeking to refresh your knowledge, these courses provide an introduction to navigation, safety awareness, sail handling, and boat handling, among other topics. We run these courses on demand, ensuring flexibility to fit your schedule.

Not sure which course is for you?

Get in touch with our team and we can have a chat about your options to help you get the most out of our services and facilities.