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Throughout the season Global Yacht Racing are offering a 5-Day Powerboat and Photography course.
This course can also be taken as shorter elements: Powerboat or Photography only. Contact us to discuss available dates.

Our 5-Day ‘Power & Shots’ course, combines our 2-Day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course with on-the-water photography workshops.

Join us to achieve not only your RYA Powerboat Level 2 but also to spend time on the water with photographic yachting legend Rick Tomlinson. Rick will guide you through the elements of achieving great photography on the water whilst shooting during a racing event here on The Solent. In addition we also offer the opportunity to improve your drone skills with a further workshop on handling and obtaining footage whilst out on the water from a moving vessel.

We can tailor the course to focus on this skills that you wish to develop. Should you wish to select just one element of the course such as the Powerboat or Photography course that can also be arranged.


Running throughout the season.

We can offer dates to suit so please do contact us to discuss further.


Our courses are run out of Cowes Yacht Haven, on the Isle of Wight.
There are excellent transport links to Cowes and you can be out in the Solent in just 5 minutes from the yacht haven, no need to navigate Southampton water or Portsmouth Harbour before starting your training!

'Power & Shots' Course

Book this amazing event with us for only


price per person

Details of our 5-Day 'Power & Shots' Course

Each day we would look to start by 09:00 and finish by 17:00 to get the most out of the day.

Our Race Skills course aims to cover (weather permitting):

  • 2-Day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course
  • 2-Day on-the-water Photographic Workshop with Rick Tomlinson to include coverage of a race event
  • Use of drones from yacht under sail

Our course includes:

All on-the-water fees

Professional Skipper

All safety equipment




Why we know our courses work

We have been providing high quality training through our sister company Global Yacht Training with excellent result. Giving clients the opportunity to train on the water builds confidence and understanding. Feedback from previous clients has proved that this course improves skills and results on the water.

How to book

Email: [email protected] for more info
Phone: +44 01983 242 033

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Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight
Date: March 31, 2021
Duration: 5 Days