Boat Training - RYA Certified Helmsman and Crew Courses   

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1,  1½,  2,  2½,  3 hour trips or longer can be booked all year round: morning, afternoon & evenings  

Camboats are pleased to offer a range of boat taster sessions and access to full Royal Yacht Association (R.Y.A.) certificated training.

These range from a one hour basic boat handling session to half-day and full day events, along with the full two day RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman and one day RYA Inland Waterways Crew certificated courses, with the optional CEVNI European Licence enhancement - the certificated courses are association with the Cambridge School of Navigation.

RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate 

Two Day Course - covers all of the full RYA course syllabus content, plus focus on safe navigation and boat handling.

RYA Inland Waterways Crew Certificate 

One Day Course - give confidence to be a useful member of crew and be able to assist with emergency situations.

The two RYA certificated courses above are delivered

by RYA approved Centre and Qualified Trainer

Also available are 'own boat' training sessions, where one of our experienced skipper comes to you and gives you coaching on your own vessel. 

Most River Cam sessions start at The Plough, Fen Ditton, Cambridge as a convenient base (alternative start points on request).

    Gift vouchers are also available as a unique present for that hard-to-buy for friend or family member.  Vouchers also be used as an unusual motivational gift for high performing team members in a work context.


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Simply the best unique river boat trips on the River Cam, Cambridge and beyond !