Londons Leading Coastal Powerboat Training Centre, Chas Newens Marine have trained over 1,200 students in the past five years; thats an average of an amazing 80 Powerboat Level 2 courses per year!

Whether you are new to boating or an experienced mariner our team of friendly instructors will make you feel relaxed and at ease, all whilst learning everything you need to know to drive your own fast speedboat.

Our boat driving lessons are tailored directly to your needs. Are you going on holiday to Europe this year and want to hire a boat, or even take your own boat with you? Then don't forget you will need your international boat driving licence and for inland waterways (lakes, canals and some rivers) you will also need a european waterways endorsement.

Chas Newens Marine - The London Based Powerboat Training School can help!

With our team of experienced Powerboat Instructors, we are able to provide not only the training for your international coastal boat licence, but we can even provide the training for your inland certificate.

Assessment for the inland waterways CEVNI Test can be completed on day 2 of our powerboat courses FREE or online with the new RYA Interactive Website!

All of our practical and theory courses start at our offices in Putney, South West London. Practical Aspects of the Powerboat Courses take place on the River Thames, with the iconic Central London backdrop.


As the boating season here in the UK finishes, it doesn't mean all boating needs to end!!!

Chas Newens Marine are now offering 2 extra classroom courses for the Winter Season,

Essential Navigation and Seamanship along with Day Skipper courses allow you to continue learning and improving your skills, but in the warmth of a classroom with a calming cup of tea, and an instructor with a great sense of humour.

Family and Friends Special Offer

Chas Newens Marine is offering a Family and Friends Special.

Book 2 places on any of our Powerboat Level 2 Courses and get 10% off the third place, perfect for a small family, or even a group of friends who want to get afloat.

Total Price: £986.00 inc VAT

International Certificate Of Competence Package Deal.

More and more people are hiring boats on holiday. Most countries now require you to hold an International Certificate For Operator of Pleasure Craft - more commonly known as the "ICC". The Standard ICC covers you for Powered Vessels on Coastal Waters. We are offering you the opportunity to gain the Inland Endorsement at the same time as your Powerboat Level 2.
We will supply all the neccassary study materials, and forms for you to gain your ICC on completion of the 2 Day Powerboat Level 2 Course.

Included in the Price is:

2 Day Powerboat Level 2 Course - Coastal
CEVNI Test (Inland Endorsement) - Can be taken at our centre or online in the comfort of your own home.
European Waterways Regulations - The CEVNI Rules Explained
CEVNI Flip Cards to aid Revision.

Price: £375.00 Inc VAT Per Person