Lough Ree Power Boat School In Roscommon, Ireland

Hodson Bay, Athlone, Roscommon, Ireland
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Lough Ree Power Boat School In Roscommon, Ireland

Lough Ree Power Boat School is the leading Motor Boat and Power Boat Training School in Ireland. Our motto which is , "We train the Professionals !"

...... is easily understood when you have a look at our list of past and present clients. We are the Training Centre of choice for the majority of Government , Commercial and Professional Agencies' Boat squads.

We have a range of training courses to suit everyone , from Absolute Beginner to Advanced Instructor.

The school operates an extensive and modern fleet of Training Craft which range from Shannon Cruisers to Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs).

RIBs are the rally cars of the sea. Their high speed agility and excellent all weather handling have endeared them to Rescue, Military and Law Enforcement agencies around the world.

Lough Ree's combination of quiet tracts of water with busy marinas and navigation lanes make it an ideal all year round location for Motor and Power Boat training.

The principal, Stuart McNamara is a seasoned sailor and power boat instructor with over twenty years of experience. He is the Irish Sailing Association's National Motor Boat and Power Boat Trainer.

In 1998 he was appointed as National Power Boat Trainer by the Irish Sailing Association and as National Motor Boat Trainer by both the Irish Sailing Association and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland.

He holds qualifications in Offshore Navigation, Sea Survival, First Aid, Marine VHF, and Diving. He skippered both the inaugural "Shannon Sprint" Power Boat Speed Record and the 1994 Round Ireland Power Boat Record Attempt. In 1995 he was one of a three man team who sailed a 65' Ketch Trans-Atlantic from Bermuda to Ireland.

A highly experienced, professional team led by Stuart is qualified to teach and certify students on a full range of Motorboat and Power Boat Courses ranging from Beginner to Instructor.