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Royal Yachting Association (RYA) training

Rib boat on water at Bracklesham Bay

Want to get out on the district's stretches of beaches on a powerboat this summer but need a bit of training first?

Chichester District Council's Foreshores Service offers Royal Yachting Association (RYA) powerboat training from the Bracklesham Bay Foreshores Office.

RYA training courses are offered throughout the summer months and the Foreshore Office is a recognised RYA training centre and has been accredited to run power boat and first aid training courses.

  • RYA Level 2 - National Powerboat Course, £245.
  • All prices include fuel, logbooks, handbooks. There are no additional charges.
  • The training takes place on a 5.4 metre Avon Searider rigid inflatable boat with twin 40 horsepower engines.

The Foreshore Office is situated at the end of Bracklesham Lane, Bracklesham, PO20 8JH.

The Foreshore Service helps with up to date weather conditions, tide tables and general information regarding the beach and foreshore.

How to register

To register your interest in any of the courses please contact the Foreshore Office at