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Watersports Instructor and Personal Perfomance Courses

RYA and BC Instructor Courses 

The Mount Batten Centre offer various Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Canoeing (BC) Instructor courses at all levels. So whether you are looking to upgrade your existing qualifications, begin a new career or assist your local watersports club please get in touch to discuss your requirements.


Royal Yachting Association and British Canoeing Instructor Courses

RYA Pre Entry Dinghy Assessment – – Dates tbc 

RYA Dinghy Instructor –  Dates tbc 

RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor – Dates tbc 

RYA Keelboat Endorsement – Dates tbc 

BC Foundation Safety and Rescue Training- Dates tbc 

BC Paddlesports Instructor – Dates tbc 

BC Paddlesports Leader Training and Assessment – Dates tbc 



BC Stand-Up Paddleboard Discipline Support Module – Dates tbc 


Adult Course Programme 


Royal Yachting Association – Sailing and Windsurfing

RYA Dinghy Level 1 Start Sailing – 2 days – 

RYA Dinghy Level 2 Basic Skills – 2 days – 

RYA Level 1 and Level 2 Start and Basic – 5 days – 

RYA Keelboat Level 1 Start Sailing – 2 days – £205 – 

RYA Keelboat Level 2 Basic Skills – 2 days – £205 – 

RYA Start Windsurfing– 2 days – £185 – 

Royal Yachting Association – Powerboating

RYA Powerboat Level 2 – 2 days – £280 –  

British Canoeing – Kayaking, Canoeing and

Stand-Up Paddleboarding

BC Paddle Discover SOT & CC Kayak – 1 day – £60 – 

BC Paddle Discover SUP & Canoe – 1 day – £60 –

BC Paddle Explore – 2 days – £130 – 

BC SUP Sheltered Water– 1 day – £70 – 

BC Sea Kayak – 2 days – £130 – 

Useful Downloads for Instructor Courses

Coach Registration (CR) Form – Used for registering for all British Canoeing Instructor Courses BCU CR Form

British Canoeing Coach Registration Pre-requsities – A guide detailing the pre-requsities for British Canoeing Instructor Courses BCU Coach Pre-requsites

RYA Senior Instructor Workbook – To be completed prior to joining either the RYA Senior Dinghy or RYA Senior Windsurf Instructor courses – workbook found here

RYA First Aid Policy – Details First Aid courses accepted by the RYA for instructor courses RYA First Aid Policy

RYA Safe and Fun online Safeguarding Course – It is a pre-course requirement for all newly qualifying Dinghy, Windsurf and Senior Instructors to complete the RYA Safe and Fun online course.


If there are no suitable dates listed then please contact us as we can provide these and other courses on a bespoke arrangement. The Centre can also offer personalised 1:2 training in all of our activities for £90 per half day or £165 per full day. For larger training groups please enquire direct.