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.

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.

This is a series of evening classes each Wednesday for 24 weeks and starts on Wednesday 13th September 2023.

The cost of the course is £399 with discounts for ATYC members.

To enrol simply attend our enrolment evening on Wednesday 6th September between 1930hrs and 2030hrs.

Places are limited and are on a strictly first come basis. You can ensure your place by completing our online booking form using the link on this page.

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.

This is a series of evening classes each Wednesday for 24 weeks. They usually start in September and enrolment can be done online or by attending our course enrolment evening

Yachtmaster and Coastal Skipper Syllabus

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 £70 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 £70pp

YouTube video of the RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certification Course

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

(Code Europeen de Voies de Navigation Interieure)


RYA First Aid

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

Next Course Date –TBC

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.