RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper Sailing and PowerBoat Courses in Scotland from ScotSail

ScotSail are Specialists in RYA Day Skipper Practical and Competent Crew Courses Scotland

1-Day PowerBoating Driving Experience

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This experience is great as a gift voucher for friends and family, or those wanting to experience real powerboating with hands-on experience and tuition from Professional PowerBoat Instructors - an experience of a lifetime - ride the waves learning high speed and  other manouvres and using professional equipment whilst you sit at the helm of a £50,000 cruising machine!!

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Incredible Scenery! - Mountains, Lochs & Islands.

Regular Close-Proximity sightings of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, Seals, & Birdlife

Don't Forget The Camera!

Experience Content - Total Time 8hrs (approx).


1. Arrive at Centre for Safety & Theory Briefing

2. Boarding and On-Board Safety Talk

3. Get out on the water and test your skills!

4. Up to 5 per PowerBoat + Instructor

5. Take turns at the Helm and using the technology to navigate at low & high speed!

7. Bring cameras - experience of a lifetime!

8. Completely safe - and no need to get wet!

About The PowerBoats...


1. Powerful Suzuki Engines

2. Comfortable & Safe - Outside and Inside!

3. Latest New Technology to Play With, including RADAR, GPS, Chartplotters, VHF Radios & Multiple-FlatScreen Interfaces

4. On-Board Satellite Television / DVD System

5. CD-Radio System

6. Wireless BroadBand Laptops

7. FREE Hot Drinks / Refreshments On-Board

8. Run along with actual RYA Courses!

9. All safety kit provided

10. Professional PowerBoat Instructors

11. Luxury quality of PowerBoats

12. Seating/Tables Inside & Outside!

About The Centre...

ScotSail @ Largs Yacht Haven

One of Scotlands Premier Centres

Just 45 Mins from Glasgow City Centre!

FREE 24hr Secure Parking

Fully Insured and Licensed

Toilets & Facilities


FREE Hot Drinks Vending

Award-Winning Shops

Professional Instructors

Further Details...

Minimum Age
Pre-Course Experience

16 Years

(Under 18s Must Be Accompanied).


This is a non-RYA Certificated Course.





Run-On Days:


& Hot Drinks Provided FREE.

Centre Operates 12 Months / 7 Days.

Advance Booking is Required.

0900 - 1700hrs (Approx)

*All vouchers valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Number of Vouchers:

Or Call us Now On: 0845 834 0335



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Our RYA PowerBoat Level 1 Course

Local Competitors 'Sightseeing' Product

Price: £145.00 Per Person.
Price: Around £25.00 Per Person.
Total Time: 1 Day Course with RYA Certificate
Total Time: 1 Hour.
Availability: Every Week & Weekend - 12 Months.
Availability: When demand enough to fill boat.
Dedicated Centre: Yes - ScotSail LargsCentre
Dedicated Centre: No. Meet in a car-park.
You Drive / Hands-On: Yes. RYA Course.
You Drive / Hands-On: No. Passenger Only.
Instruction/Staff: Professional Instructors
Instruction/Staff: No. Passenger Only.

Boats: New - Purpose-Bought Cruisers.

Boats: Older-Style - Open to Elements
Content: 8-Hour Day spent approx 30% Classroom and 70% At Sea. 1 Hour break for Lunch. Safety briefing and learning about equipment. Low-speed berthing and steering practice. Some high-speed experience. Internationally Recognised RYA Qualification Awarded.
Content: Some high-speed, as well as low-speed bird / wildlife watching at different locations and/or islands before return-to-shore. High probability you will get wet, regardless of weather due to nature of the boats used.

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ScotSail Promises to Continually Check our Prices against our Competitors, to Ensure that our Prices are Kept as Low as Possible, and that we offer the Best Value for RYA Training Courses and Experiences...

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