Opportunity Finder

Driftwood Days – RYA Inland waterways helmsman course residential experience

Driftwood Days is a RYA training centre based in the Stunning Surrey Hill, South East England. We have 3 Narrowboats and offer the residential element of your DofE, we also offer a little Extra…..
Our residential experience will take us along the Wey Navigation and onto the Thames where we travel towards our capital city. Visiting 2 Royal palaces and enjoying the amazing scenery.
With a maximum of 9 participants per trip you will work as a team, running the boat, locks, catering and day to day maintenance. All under the guidance of our RYA Instructor and Crew.
During your residential Experience Participants get the opportunity of learning about First Aid for Mental Health. We cannot go boating 24 hours a day (unfortunately) so during the downtime we cover the 4 hour First Aid for Mental Health Awareness Accredited course. The certification for this is included in the Price.
All Participants will receive the training and assessment for their RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate, for those involved in Scouting we can also assess your suitability for an Adventurous Activity permit.
We will start and finish from our base in Send (nr Woking)
The Full residential experience includes the RYA qualification, Mental Health First aid Qualification, Accommodation and Food.
If you would like to book please message us.

Course date:
Course location:
Send, near Woking, Surrey
Course fee: