Boat Training

We work closely with Bisham Abbey Sailing and Navigation School and Instructors from Bisham Abbey and occasionally run marine training courses exclusively for Shepperton Marina bertholders, at Shepperton Marina.  For more details please contact the marina office. 

Courses include...

 

Inland Waterways Helmsman Course

Inland Waterways Helmsman Course

The Inland Waterways Helmsman course (IWHC) is aimed at the novice or the boating enthusiast wishing to formalise and/or expand their knowledge. It is suitable for those with little or no previous experience of river crafts.

Introduction to the Tidal Thames Course - £77 per person

Introduction to the Tidal Thames Course - £77 per person

A sterter session for those considering going onto the tidal Thames, will cover basic elements of safety, tides, rules and passage planning. Includes loan of all course material for the day. EXCLUSIVE FOR SHEPPERTON MARINA.

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Introduction to the Tidal Thames Course - £77 per person
Diesel Engine Maintenance Course - £110 per person

Diesel Engine Maintenance Course - £110 per person

The aim of this Diesel Engine Maintenance course is to help prevent you breaking down. If you have mechanical problems, this course will teach you how to go about getting started again.

VHF (DSC) Radio Course - £121 per person

VHF (DSC) Radio Course - £121 per person

This course is a requirement for anyone who wants to use a marine VHF DSC radio, it is suitable for experienced boaters as well as novices. It covers both basic marine band VHF operation and Global Maritime Distress and Safety System GMDSS

First Aid Course - £97 per person

First Aid Course - £97 per person

This First Aid course follows the RYA syllabus and is designed to provide a practical working knowledge of First Aid for all sailors and motor cruisers, particularly those taking small craft offshore up to 60 miles from a safe haven.