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Welcome to Dover Sea School's web site

We are an RYA Royal Yachting Association Recognised sea school

You can e-mail us at

dss.office@btinternet.com or michael.oram@btinternet.com

Telephone: Harbour Unit & School 01843 580185

Watershed, Eastern Crosswall, Ramsgate Harbour CT11 8LS

Telephone: Office: +44(0)1843 852858

12 Vale Square, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9BX.








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We are an RYA recognised Practical and Theory Sea School now based at Ramsgate Harbour in Kent - 14 miles North of Dover -- 25 miles from France and Calais -- on the Southern tip of the Thames Estuary -- in the South East corner of the United Kingdom.

We have been teaching sea school students for over 30 years now and have been an RYA recognised sea school since 1985.

Based in Ramsgate Harbour marina we can offer all the RYA theory courses in our harbour classroom and offer the RYA interactive theory courses online.

The practical course section of our school teaches all of the RYA motorcruiser, and sportsboat schemes. We use displacement Dutch steel motorcruisers plus a selection of other motorcruisers.

For the Sportsboat courses we use our RIBs which are:- "Deep Six Two" which is a fully equipped 6.5 metre RIB with a 250 Hp mercury Optimax, "Bayblast" a fully equipped 9 metre RIB with twin 150 hp Mercury optimax (Bayblast is undergoing a full refit over the 2016/2017 winter period)

We can offer Own Boat Tuition where it is required and we do Yacht & Motorcruiser Deliveries throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. Our instructors are all RYA DoT qualified skippers with Commercial Endorsements.

One of the options we now offer are mileage building experience with the 60 nautical mile passages required for your logbook entries reference the certification required before your can take your Yachtmaster exam.

Our delivery teams can deliver your Yacht or Motorcruiser anywhere in the UK, the Mediterranean or Europe. Tuition can be given to owners and/or their crews during deliveries if required

Our RYA Theory school is based in our Ramsgate Harbour unit. Our office (with classroom facilities) is in a large 18th century thatched cottage in the middle of Ramsgate and 800 metres from its Royal Harbour and marina.

The school boats are the Pedro Dutch steel motor cruisers:-

"Gallivant" a 11metre twin engined Pedro - see picture top left side panel.

"Sea Satin" 11 metre Flybridge Pedro - see no. 2 left side panel,

"Westwinds" twin engined 14 metre Flybridge Cruiser No 3 left side panel

The powerboat courses use:-

"Deep Six Too" our Ocean 6.5 metre RIB with a 250HP Mercury Optimax

"BayBlast" our Tornado 9 metre RIB with twin 150 HP Mercury Optimax (Bayblast is undergoing a full refit this winter)

If you have any questions or require more information please e-mail us at:

doverseaschool@btinternet.com or michael.oram@btinternet.com

Telephones: +44(0)1843 580185 - or - +44(0)1843 852858

mobiles: - Michael 07860 812591 ----- Lance 07768 837793

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Material Copyright © 1988 Dover Sea School