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RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor Courses

Courses run by RYA and BYC

  • Diver Coxswain assessment
    17th February 2018
    08:30 - 16:00

In the five-hour Diver Coxswain assessment you will be orally tested on your theory knowledge of boat safety equipment, what to do in an emergency, knots and rules of the road. You will be practically assessed on your skills covering: o    Voyage planning o    Boat preparation and safety o    Boat handling and manoeuvres o    Anchoring (more…)

  • 22nd February 2018
    19:00 - 21:00

On Thursday 22nd February, we will be hosting an Open Members Night when we would like to see all of our members – young and old – come down to the club and find out how they can get more involved. Nothing happens in the club – big or small, one-off or regular, – without (more…)

  • Compressor Operator SDC
    10th March 2018
    09:00 - 16:00

You will learn about the design and working parts of gas compressors, and the air quality that divers need and how to test for it. You will also learn about cylinder regulations and become competent at compressor operation and cylinder filling. The half-day course consists of four theory sessions, an open forum, and a practical session. (more…)

  • Practical Rescue Management
    11th March 2018
    08:30 - 17:00

On this one-day course you will learn to manage the resources at your disposal in order to make the most effective use of them in a rescue. There is a mixture of theory and practical sessions covering the rescue management process, including removing casualty to a point of safety, first aid priorities, summoning emergency services (more…)

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2- Graham Construction
    29th November 2018 - 30th November 2018
    09:30 - 17:00

This two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

If you have any concerns or a complaint regarding Training at Ballyholme Yacht Club and you wish to talk to someone other than the Principal or the Chief Instructor, please contact the Commodore Mark Mackey on