About

Premium training from RYA Instructors with years of practical experience in all types of boating.

Seawake have been providing RYA training for many years in North Wales in the UK and our base in Mallorca allows us to expand our business of Premium Motor Yacht and Power Boat training. Based in the beautiful Port of Calanova just 3 Km from Palma, our training base provides the perfect setting for all practical training.With direct access from the Port into open water and full facilities within the Port, we offer one of the best training locations in Mallorca

Our instructors

Steve Bell

Steve Bell

Chief Instructor

Steve is a YachtMaster Ocean (Power and Sail), Advanced Power Boat Instructor, Cruising Instructor and PWC (Jetski) Instructor He has many years of experience in Motor Yacht and Power Boat handling and has an excellent local knowledge of Mallorca and the Balearics.

Duncan Gilroy

Duncan Gilroy

Instructor

Duncan is an Advanced Power Boat Instructor and a PWC Instructor. He holds and Advanced Commercially Endorsed powerboat license. Duncan has a wealth of experience in Ribs and Sports boats with many years of instructing and power boat tuition.

Charlotte Niven

Charlotte Niven

Instructor

I have been involved with Motorboats all my life and around 15 years professionally. I hold a RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with Commercial Endorsement, RYA Motor Boat Cruising Instructor and Power Boat Instructors Certificate. I have spent the last 15 years working for Sunseeker International and Princess Motor Yachts along with numerous private clients. I have been involved with product testing, handovers, deliveries and tuition. I have been lucky enough to work all over the Mediterranean as well as UK waters and the Baltic Sea.

David Jackson

David Jackson

Shore-based Instructor

Since early retirement in 2016 from a successful career in mechanical engineering David has spent much of his time involved with sail training. He holds a commercially endorsed MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Ocean certificate of competence and is a Shorebased Instructor and Cruising Instructor, Sail. He also works as a freelance Yacht Delivery Skipper.

David owns a Oceanis 41 and he has extensive experience sailing around UK waters, The Mediterranean and Caribbean. He has several Biscay and an Atlantic crossing under his keel