Active Marina

RYA Active Marina Update – 2015

active marinaBuilding on our 2014 success we have some new and exciting workshops and social activities planned for 2015 in support of our RYA Active Marina Programme in partnership with Portishead Quays Marina.  Boat ownership is all about freedom and having fun.

Our 2015 Programme is now online click here for more details – we will be posting each session/workshop to our blog so make sure you subscribe to keep up to date!

The RYA’s Active Marina Programme is designed to help you get more out of life with your boat. Our programme encourages and supports increased berth holder activity, for Portishead Quays Marina Berth Holders through a programme of training, cruising and social opportunities. If you are new to Active Marina and want to know more click here for more details

Practical Sessions

Cruise in CompnayOur 2015 programme sees the return of some of your favourite practical sessions including Junior Crew (8-16 yrs), Ladies Day (WAGS go to Sea!) and our hugely successful cruise in Company – Easter Escape. If you missed out on last years cruise you can see our report on the RYA site here or click here for the video. We will publish more details soon but keep your Easter weekend free and you can expect a fun packed weekend including Skippers Briefs, En-route quiz, Evening Meal and Social and a guided passage. As with last year there will be some great prizes are available throughout the weekend.

We will also be scheduling some great value Own Boat Tuition sessions so if you are a little rusty or would benefit from a IMG_2076couple of hours with one of our experienced instructors these close quarter handling sessions are for you. Slow Speed handling sessions are available for both Motor cruisers and Yachts.

Shorebased Workshops

Kicking off 2015 we have an Essential Chartwork and Tide workshop (Sat 10 Jan) and an Introduction to Weather Workshop (Sun 22 Feb) – both are 3 hour workshops based in our well equipped Training Centre and are open to all Portishead Berth holders over 12 years old. As spring rolls in we have a Buoyage and IRPCS workshop (7 Mar) and the return of our incredibly popular Radar workshop (19 Apr). Sessions cost just £20 per person and offer great value for money! Attendees will also be eligible for some great discounts of some of our regular RYA courses.

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