Instructor and Coach CPD

Interested in expanding your skills? Looking to develop the quality of what you deliver? Looking for some inspiration?


South Wales

Powerboat Instructor development evenings

- £10 pp

What  To refresh the practical teaching of the slow speed manoeuvres by RYA Power boat instructors. When delivering the RYA Power Boat 2 course.

Who are they aimed at? RYA Power Boat instructor and aspiring instructors. 6 per session.

When   1830 -2030 Thursday evenings. 

  • 1st June- Cardiff Sailing Centre with Sam Chisholm               Book here


Dinghy Instructor development evenings

- £10 pp

Who Dinghy instructors and aspiring Dinghy instructors

Venue  Cardiff Bay YC 

Race training exercises and games

  • Thursday 8th June 1830-2030  with Sam Thomas and Pete Muskett          Book here             


 West Wales

Powerboat Development 

Who Aimed at volunteers and aspiring instructors wanting to help out at their club.

Venue Celtic Sea Watersports

- £20 pp

10th June 2023 - Powerboat Level 1 (no experience needed)

11th June 2023 - Safetyboat skills refresher ( Must hold RYA Powerboat Level 2)

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Venue  Neyland YC

-£20 pp

25th June - Introduction/improve Safety Boat skills ( must hold RYA Powerboat Level 2)

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Powerboat Instructor Development evening

Who RYA Power Boat instructors and Aspiring instructors holding PB2. Age 16+

Venue Celtic Sea Watersports

-£10 pp


12th June - basic functions of the GPS and considerations for lesson planning      Book here



Courses & Workshops Calendar

RYA Cymru Wales runs a number of continuous professional development opportunities throughout the year, they are listed on the course(s) and workshops calendar below. To book your place, click on the particular event listing and details can be found in the description. 


Gaining a qualification is just the start of your instructing journey. By continuing to build knowledge and develop your skills with the help of CPD, you will ensure you maintain the highest standards and deliver the very best sessions.

The resources below are aimed at anyone teaching within any of the RYA’s schemes, both in a voluntary or commercial capacity. 

Continuous Professional Development

Improve your skills and knowledge with our CPD resources

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Video Resources
Coach Zone

The RYA Coach Development Team have produced a series of video resources to support the club and class coaches. Showcasing the RYA Junior and Youth Pathway Classes while providing guidance across the five core racing competencies; starting, speed, boat handling, strategy, and tactics.

Sail Smarts

RYA Onboard presents Sail Smarts, fun learning for kids


Resource to support the RYA Training Schemes