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Our training courses vary to suit a range of abilities, whether you are a beginner who has just purchased a new boat or have experience and wish to expand your knowledge, focusing on a specific area of expertise. As a fully qualified Captain with years' of experience operating commercially, JSA Marine Training will provide you with the confidence, advanced skills and ability to venture further.

Own Boat Tuition

Venture on from the dock with new navigation and seamanship skills! 

Our one day 'Own Boat Tuition' is perfect for beginners wanting to learn basic skills or experienced skippers who want to further develop their confidence and skills on the iconic River Thames. 


You will travel down London's historic river, passing through locks, bridges and finally on to the tidal section, with a licensed Captain. 


We aim to teach you how to navigate your own boat safely, with advanced knowledge on how to manage tides, traffic movements and locks, as well as a wide range of seamanship skills necessary before you venture on from the dock alone. 

Should you have prior experience but wish to focus on a specific area of training, please contact us and we can personalise this course to suit your needs. 

This course is perfect for anyone looking to expand their navigation skills on the river. 

Prices starting from £275

Introduction to the Tidal Thames

Gain the knowledge required to navigate the Tidal Thames 

This classroom based starter session is ideal for those considering going onto the tidal section it covers basic elements of safety, tides, traffic movements and passage planning. Maximum 6 people.

Prices starting from £70pp

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