We run our courses throughout the year and yes we go afloat in January when some of the pictures were taken .
The Solent is an excellent place to learn how to use your PWC /Jetski with many great places to visit and dedicated Jetski areas.
Previous Experience Not Required, minimum age 12 those under 16 will have their certificate endorsed.
Recommended reading RYA Introduction to Personal Watercraft G35 available www.rya.org.uk
This course is ideal for those new to the sport and interested in learning how to use their craft with confidence , responsibly and above all safely .Or for old hands with experience but no qualification. A passport size photograph is required for your certificate.
It is a requirement with some Harbour Authorities that you hold this certificate and is also needed if you wish to use your PWC abroad.
If you have recently purchased a new PWC this will come with a training voucher that you can use for this course.
Keep in touch with our sports news's and developments visit www.pwpuk.org or for the best magazine on the subject www.jetskier.co.uk or have a look at www.solentskiers.org.uk for useful information on safety , launching sites , tides and a forum for chat and information on anything to do with PWC 's and Jetski's
The Personal Water Craft Partnership
comprises of all the major manufacturers the BMF, RYA , Insurance
Companies, and Jetskier Magazine who work on our behalf to promote our
sport and keep it hassle free.
The course last’s one day and it includes the use of the schools ski and buoyancy aid . It does not include shoes or wet suit /dry suit please bring one for the course. We can hire you one for £5.00 please state your size on the booking form .
RYA PWC Certificate of Proficiency
£185 per person
£300 for two
£430 for three
£580 for four
Safety and Personal equipment required
Launching and recovery
Familiarisation with craft
Slow speed driving
Falling off and how to re-board
Capsize and re righting
High speed manoeuvres
Identifying Navigation Buoys and Marks
Rules of the Road
Identifying a potential Collision and how to make the correct avoiding action
Sources of Weather information and how it will effect us
Speed limits and local byelaws
Respect to other water users.
One to one tuition £235
A good way to maximise your time afloat with your Instructor
Own PWC Tuition £110 per person
Subject to you informing your insurers and having the minimum of safety equipment a maximum of 3 persons can be taught providing the craft has been designed for this use.
RYA Powerboat Instructors Conversion £185
If you are an existing Powerboat Instructor and hold the RYA PWC Certificate of Proficiency then you can attend a one day conversion course . You will be asked to demonstrate both practical and theory sessions from the syllabus.
RYA PWC 3 Day Instructors Course £360
A minimum of two years experience is required.
Starting from day one you will be learning teaching techniques and styles, and course delivery from the syllabus . You will be asked to deliver a theory session from the syllabus on day two and three . Your teaching and practical driving skills and knowledge will be assessed by an independent moderator on day 3 . Successful Candidates will be able to teach the RYA PWC Proficiency Course at RYA Training Centres.
RYA PWC Instructor Courses for the Super Yacht Industry.
£185 per day plus expenses
This course is tailored to those that work in the Superyacht Charter Industry and has been
developed in consultation with the Professional Yachtsmen's Association. A Superyacht can be
recognised as a RYA PWC Training Centre. This will allow guests to use PWC 's safely and under
the control of the mother ship for the duration of the charter. We can train crew members up to
PWC Instructor Level and help with all the necessary paperwork required for Superyacht RYA
PWC Centre inspection and recognition. We will come to you to train your staff in course delivery
and risk assessments for suitable areas of training while the Superyacht is moving from one place to
another. For further information please contact us.
Other PWC Courses
We are the First Commercial School in the UK that can offer the Royal Lifesaving Society UK PWC/ RWC Module
RLSS UK Personal Rescue Water Craft Module £ 310 two day course
This course is only open to those who hold the Royal Lifesaving Society UK National Beach Lifeguard Qualification. You must also hold your RYA PWC Proficiency Award.
Launch and Recovery from Beach
Riding in Waves/Surf Conditions
Drop off and Pick ups with lifeguard.
Rescue Techniques using a sled for conscious and unconscious casualties, multiple rescues . This is the core part of the course and will involve scenarios for you to deal with.
Communication VHF and Hand Signals
Patrols and Zoning
RWC Maintenance and Engine Trouble Shooting.