About

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.

For a brief video overview of Preston Training Centre take a look at our new presentation. youtube_new_logo

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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

The Principal, Yachtmaster Instructor & Examiner – Greg Norris

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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.

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