Book on the Boat Maintenance Course below. Future dates could be available, please contact the office for details. 

A 1-day hands-on practical workshop based course, aimed at providing essential knowledge and developing skills in essential boat maintenance on board – both sailing yachts and motorboats. After completing this course you will have a better understanding of how essential serviceable systems work and be able to perform tasks to assist with keeping the boat running.

Plymouth Dates


Course Date Duration Price

London Dates

For all London courses, please see our London Course Dates page

Plymouth Price: £140
London Price: £POA
Previous Experience: None
Assumed Knowledge: None 
Duration: 1 Day 

Course Content

  • Pumps – overview of how they work and servicing toilet pumps and bilge pumps
  • Winches – stripping down and servicing
  • Multimeters – how to use multimeters to check faults
  • Ropework – types of ropes and qualities
  • Splicing – eye splice
  • Whipping – ways to whip the ends of ropes
  • Shackles – different types and mousing

Costs Include:

  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • PPE if Necessary 

Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations.