Training Courses

The following courses are available to both members and visitors alike. There is a discounted rate for TMYC members and also for members of Association Thames Yacht Clubs (ATYC) (fees in parentheses). If there are any additional discounts then please refer to the published Enrolment Form.

Apart from our Online VHF/SRC courses, our training is currently suspended as a result of the coronavirus situation.

A Benefit of using TMYC is that all courses grant you temporary membership giving access to the facilities and events.

Courses Available at TMYC

RYA Evening Classes …

RYA Day Skipper Theory

For would-be skippers and crew who would like to become actively involved with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day.

Day Skipper Syllabus

RYA Coastal Skipper /
Yachtmaster Offshore Theory
A course for more experienced skippers which takes them up to the theory knowledge required for Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Practical Examination.

Yachtmaster and Coastal Skipper Syllabus

TMYC is recognised RYA Training Centre for practical boat handling …

Inland Waterways
RYA Helmsman Certificate

2 day course:
Own boat- £220 (£200/£190)

Club Boat £290 (£280/£270)

Fees in brackets are Member and ATYC rates.

Course Dates – Awaits

Group bookings attract a 10% discount on second place and 15% on third place.

Includes Inland Waterways Handbook & Certificate for successful candidates.

Inland Waterways
RYA Crew Course *

1 day course;
Own Boat- £120 (£120/£100)

Club Boat £175

Fees in brackets are Member and ATYC rates

Course Date – Awaits.

Group bookings attract a 10% discount on Second place and 15% on third place.

Includes Certificate for successful candidates.

for 8 years of age and over, must be accompanied by an adult.

Other popular courses run at TMYC …

RYA SRC Radio – Classroom Course
The RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (SRC) is the minimum qualification required to operate marine VHF radio equipment on a UK flagged vessel.

1 day on the weekend;
fees: £110 (£105) pp;
plus examination fee of £60 pp

Next Course Date – Awaits

RYA SRC Radio – Online Course
The RYA Marine Shore Range Radio Certificate is also available as an online course.
You can complete the course in your own time, at your own speed and as it’s modular, it’s modular so you can complete it in sections.
A face to face exam is required once you have completed the online course.
Fees £80 (£75) pp:
plus exam fee of £60pp

Have a look at this introduction video. It lasts less than 2 minutes.
Find out more

(Code Europeen de Voies de Navigation Interieure)


RYA First Aid at Sea

1 day on a weekend ;
fees: £95 (£90);
includes First Aid handbook and certificate

Next Course Date – To be confirmed. Contact club for updates.

Please Note that all prices quoted are subject to change and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Please check with the TMYC Office directly for confirmed details of pricing. Candidates will need to purchase any ancillary materials, e.g. parallel rules and dividers – see enrolment for details.