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Compass Sea School Ltd, located at Portishead Marina on the Bristol Channel, offers first class professional tuition in all aspects of water and shorebased RYA Powerboat courses from Level 1 through to Advanced Instructor training, own-boat tuition and milebuilders/development days. In addition, as an advanced examination centre we also offer commercial training and examinations for those involved in the marine industry.

Why Us...With direct access to the Bristol Channel, 10 mins from the M5 Junc 19, free parking and an experienced team you will learn from the best. We are the chosen training provider for the Avon and Somerset Police, Environment Agency (South West) and the Bristol Port Company.
Compass Sea School Ltd
The South West's Premier Powerboat and Shorebased Training Centre, Portishead Marina, Bristol, BS20 7AN
Telephone: 01275 390524 Mobile: 07788 185382
Powerboat Courses
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email: enquiries@compass-seaschool.co.uk


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Development Days, Milebuilders and Own Boat Tuition
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Already qualified and looking to build mileage, gain sea time or get more experience and confidence either on your own boat or at the helm of one of our boats then this range of tailored packages is an ideal way of developing skills and experience.
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RYA Navigation Courses
A series of shorebased courses from elementary to advanced navigation techniques that support the practical aspects of boating. These courses also include electronic navigation techniques and are essential to get the most out of your boating.
RYA Powerboat Courses
A full range of courses to suit every level from the complete novice to the advanced commercial skipper. We also provide Powerboat and Advanced Powerboat Instructor courses.
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Commercial Examinations and Preparation
Preparing for a commercial exam or indeed wishing to take a commercial examination, this range of courses is designed to prepare and help candidates beforehand. You can also book your commercial examination directly with us.
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First Aid at Work Courses
A full range of Workplace and Schools / Early Years First Aid courses including AED training to meet legislative first aid requirements.
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Looking for that ideal gift - all of our courses are available to buy as a voucher. You can also redeem your voucher here.
Bundles and Pre-paid Packages
We aim to give you value for money. Why note take advantage of our most popular courses as a package. Save up to 15%
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RYA Specialist Short Courses
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The full range of specialist 1 day short courses designed to support all practical aspects of boating be that powerboating, Motorcruising, Sailing, Dinghy sailing, PWC, Windsurfing or Kayaking.
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On-Line Interactive Courses
A variety of interactive courses that can be taken anytime, anywhere including Essential Navigation and Seamanship, PPR, VHF Radio and CEVNI test.
RYA Powerboat Instructor Training
Want to become a RYA powerboat instructor?As an advanced examination and training centre we offer powerboat instructor training for both Powerboat and Advanced Powerboat Instructors.
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