Preston Training Centre (PTC), is an RYA Recognised Training Centre, independently owned and operated by RYA Yachtmaster® Instructor and Examiner Greg Norris m.RIN.
PTC Serves the North of England region, from its operating base near Preston, Lancashire.
RYA Shorebased Theory courses run include:
Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course, Day Skipper, Coastal / Yachtmaster®, Yachtmaster® Ocean, VHF Marine Short Range Radio Licence, Diesel Engine, and Radar.
RYA Interactive “On-Line” courses run include:
Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course, VHF Marine Short Range Radio Licence, Professional Practices & Responsibilities
Classroom Courses are run throughout the year (12 months, winter, autumn and summer) and on an AnyTime® basis.
Our Training Centre is located at: Higham Grange, Nightjar Way, Higham Side Road, Inskip, Lancashire, PR4 0TF
Practical courses are run in association with our training partners.
In the UK we work with “You and Sea” based at Rhu Marina in the Clyde on the West Coast of Scotland.
It’s a beautiful area with no tidal restrictions, plus it’s also relatively sheltered, and a great training ground.
Our boat is a superb 40 footer – Sequel – a real ” go anywhere” boat.