Established in 2006, ~ OnWaterTraining.co.uk ~ is owned and managed by
Gordon J Pownall and Sally Pownall.
We offer a range of services to yachtsmen and yachtswomen, sailors and watercraft owners across the UK and Europe and specialise in :-
- Skippered Yacht Charter
- Yacht and Rib / Power Craft Delivery
- Skippered Racing
- Bespoke Training
- Corporate Entertainment
- RYA Training through our colleagues - Solent Sail
We pride ourselves in providing a first class service to our clients and take care of your watercraft as if it were our own, be it a 50 foot sailing yacht being delivered from Rhodes to Athens, a motor cruiser moved from the UK to Holland or a new RIB being taken to the Hamble.
For those we host on our yacht charters, racing weekends, team building programmes and on water experiences, you are guaranteed an exciting and enjoyable time remembering that our motto is 'safety and fun'.
Our greatest pleasure is introducing those who have never been on the water before to a taste of life 'on board' - something we both have grown to love and cherish over the years we have been sailing and boating.
~ OnWaterTraining.co.uk ~ is not an recognised RYA training centre however as a commercially endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (Sail), RYA Yachtmaster (Power) as well as a RYA Powerboat Instructor, Gordon remains available as an Instructor to deliver the RYA Sail Cruising Scheme or RYA Powerboat Scheme on a freelance basis only at recognised RYA centres.
Please click on the Under Training page for more information.
As an RYA / MCA Commercially Endorsed Yachtmaster (Power) and Yachtmaster Instructor (Sail) and Powerboat Instructor, Gordon is also available as a Skipper / Instructor / Own Boat Tuition for cruises (power and sail) and yacht deliveries etc - rates are very negotiable.
See the Our Availability Page or Contact Us for more information.
We both look forward to seeing you 'on the water'...
Gordon and Sally...
RYA Training Courses - 2013 Programme
~ OnWaterTraining.co.uk ~ continues to enjoy a great partnership with Solent Sail.
As an approved RYA training centre Solent Sail offers the full range of RYA practical courses. Traditionally these courses take place over 5 days from Sunday evening until Friday afternoon, but they know it is difficult to justify using a week of your holiday for a sailing course so they have pioneered the weekend option whereby courses take place over 2.5 weekends including one Friday or Monday or even over three weekends.
Their instructors, of which Gordon is one, are chosen for their extensive sailing experience on a range of yachts, their second to none teaching ability and their inter-personal skills and they encourage your feedback to ensure that the high standards are maintained. All instructors are RYA YMI qualified.
Only using high quality yachts, each is loaded with the sort of extra equipment that you want to use when you are chartering. The onboard equipment and supplies include good quality food throughout the course or weekend and plenty of it!
See the On Water News page for 2013 training and more.
NHS and CEROC Discounts for weekend sailing...!
If you are an NHS employee or Ceroc dancer, you could benefit from an incredible discount for weekend sailing with our partners Solent Sail.
Click HERE for more information - and don't forget to pass the good news on to colleagues - this is for everyone of any age...!
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Last update 14 April 2013
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