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Compass Sea School Ltd, located at Portishead Marina on the Bristol Channel, offers first class professional tuition in all aspects of water and shorebased RYA Powerboat courses from Level 1 through to Advanced Instructor training. In addition we offer commercial training and examinations for those involved in the marine industry on a professional basis as an accredited Maritime and Coastguard Agency training centre.

The combined experience of our instructional team equates to over 80 years making the school one of the most experienced training centres in the country. We are the chosen training provider for the Avon and Somerset Police and the Environment Agency (South West)
The Powerboat Scheme
Compass Sea School Ltd
The South West's Premier Powerboat and Shorebased Training Centre, Portishead Marina, Bristol, BS20 7BL
Telephone: 01275 399090 Mobile: 07788 185382
Powerboat Courses
STCW Courses
Specialist Short Courses
First Aid at Work Courses
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Navigation Books


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Our exciting partner programme for berthholders with Portishead Quays Marina. Click Logo above.
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Interactive On-Line Courses
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We believe in offering our customers value for money on all of our courses so we have created some pre-paid packages from our most popular courses to offer up to 15% off the RRP when you book a selection of courses together - Click on the Shopping Cart to see more
NEW ~ Pre-Paid Packages and Milebuilders
Pre-Paid Packages
If you already hold your RYA Powerboat Level 2 (or higher) and are looking to build mileage, gain sea time and get more experience at the helm of one of our Powerboats we are offering 5 hour mile builder sessions - subject to weather we aim to spend around 3.5 to 4 hours afloat.
Sign in to our Customer zone to manage your bookings and pre-paid packages
View more details of our new pre-paid packages
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