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

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.