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Inland Waterways 

Man sailing on a canal boat Boating on the canals are a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery from a different perspective. We currently have 4 Inland Waterways training centres in Scotland.

Inland waterways Helmsman Course - this course is aimed at someone who is likely to be in charge of the boat. It covers everything that you need to know to safely helm and navigate along the canal. It is a great start point for your journey into Canal boating.

Inland waterways Crew Course - This course has been designed to help get everyone involved allowing a wide range of ages and ability to take part. This one day course offers an insight into what the inland waterways is like without being too much of a time or cost commitment. It is guided discovery and topics included are ropework, communication as well as learning how to be a helpful hand around the boat.

If you are interested becoming an Inland Waterways Instructor, please contact Nikki.Stewart@ryascotland.org.uk for more information.

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