Boat Handling

Killybegs Marine Surveyors provides professional and comprehensive boat handling training courses to people with all experience levels in the marine industry.


Handling a boat is a responsibility not to be taken lightly. Your safety, the safety of passengers, and the safety of other waterway users are in your hands. If you do not know what you are doing then a boat or ship can be a very dangerous place to be. During a boat handling course you will be trained in the art of berthing and un-berthing a vessel, how to safely and correctly steer the vessel, monitor the wind and the tide, the use of ropes, approaching other boats and waterway users, and the art of managing a boat as well as incident and emergency procedures. Whatever the vessel, Killybegs Marine Surveyors will provide you with all the knowledge, skills and tools needed to ensure safe sailing and accurate boat handling.


No matter your experience level or your vessel type, you can trust Killybegs Marine Surveyors to provide you with high quality and thorough boat handling training.

For more Information on our Boat Handling Training Services Contact Killybegs Marine Surveyors Today

Boat Handling FAQs

  • What is boat handling?

    Boat handling is the term used to describe how you manage the boat. It refers to your ability to steer a vessel, manoeuvre around other vessels, use on board equipment and ropes etc. Correct boat handling means and efficient and safe use of a ship or vessel.

  • Why should I do a boat handling course?

    If you are new to sailing, lack experience or knowledge, or need a refresher in handling techniques, then you should consider a boat handling course. Knowing the correct handling procedures and techniques means that you and any potential passengers are safe at all times.

  • How much does a boat handing training course cost?

    The price of a boat handling course will vary depending on your own experience, the number of topics to be covered, the type of vessel, etc. For pricing details and further information please contact Noel and Killybegs Marine Surveyors directly.

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