Superyacht Tenders Operators Course

Course price: £360.00 inc VAT per person
Max people: 3

Date(s) available

RYA Superyacht Tender Operators Training Course

RYA Tender Operators Course is the new 2 day course by the RYA that is designed to ensure that Superyacht deck crews understand the safe working practices required to navigate small fast craft between their mother vessel and locations ashore. 

Tender Operators will have the opportunity to practice safe techniques during this course and receive training in navigating short distances by day and night. The course is predominantly practical ensuring that students will be getting hands on training, the best way to learn. 

Who should do this course?

The Tender Operators Course has been developed by the RYA and PYA in response to a Superyacht industry survey completed by the PYA. In short the survey returned a verdict of "yes please" to the suggestion of an industry specific course. The PYA chose to work with the RYA as they have a global network of Training Centres and proven track record for providing excellent training. The course aim is to improve safety by engendering good habits without compromising customer service to clients. 

If the course dates below do not suit your diary talk to the office about preferred dates.

Tender Operator Course Pre-requisites 

Superyacht deck crews wishing to attend this course need the following:

  • Be a minimum of 17 years old
  • Hold RYA Powerboat Level 2 (Coastal) course certificate
  • Hold a valid First Aid Certificate (STCW, RYA or equivalent), not mandatory
  • Hold a VHF short range certificate. Not mandatory but highly recommended

Superyacht Tenders Operators Course Fee Includes:

  • No fuel surcharges, marina fees or hidden costs when on our boats
  • Our 6.5m RIB to complete powerboat training, including running costs
  • Training by one of our specialist RYA Powerboat instructors
  • RYA recommended safety equipment to be carried during training
  • Foul weather clothing, if required
  • Powerboat training goggles, just in case of a rain shower!
  • Tender Operators course certificate on completion of training
  • Qualifying for bareboat charter on our RIB, for family fun days out
  • Refreshments during powerboat training, but we do not provide lunch
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Warsash Tides

High Tide 00:58 (4.34m)

High Tide 03:48 (4.11m)

Low Tide 07:08 (0.99m)

High Tide 13:44 (4.46m)

High Tide 15:29 (4.39m)

Low Tide 19:18 (1.11m)

The tide times are adjusted for British Summer Time where applicable.

Warsash Weather, Tuesday 17:00 - 22:59 UTC


16°C Min

17°C Max


Clear Sky becoming Partly Cloudy
Wind: F3 becoming F4
Wind Direction: NE becoming ENE
Max. Gust: 16kn becoming 24kn
Sea State: Slight
Pressure: 1026mb
Visibility: Good