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Windsurfing, sailing, canoeing – our RYA recognised school and modern hire fleet have made Croft Farm well-known for watersports since we opened in 1985.

We have a good range of powerboats that we use to teach some of the essential boat handling skills and safety points within the RYA scheme


Level 2 National Powerboat Certificate – 2 days
This course will provide you with a good level of boat handling and seamanship skills giving you the confidence to use and drive powerboats unsupervised.

Course content includes: launch and recovery, starting and stopping procedures, high and low speed manoeuvres (S-turns, U-turns, holding off, going astern), leaving and coming alongside a jetty or mooring, and man overboard recovery.

1 person £360
2 person £550
3 people £630
Safety Boat Course – 2 days
This course moves on from pure boat-handling skills to focus on rescue techniques for various types of craft, including windsurfers, sailing boats and canoes. More advanced boat-handling skills are covered, including towing techniques.

Course pre-requisite: Level 2

1 person £360
2 person £550
3 people £630

Both Level 2 and Safety Boat courses are two days done in four sessions (am/pm). The sessions can be taken over two consecutive days or completed over several days.

First Aid Course (RYA) – 1 day
£110 per person (min 3 people)