2018 Course Prices

The prices for our courses excluding accommodation are:-

RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman's Course (IWHC) - 2 days *£800
RYA Inland Waterways Crewman's Course (IWCC) - 1 day£350
UK International Certificate of Competence assessment (ICC) - 1 day *£400

In the case of the ICC, if you would prefer to take your assessment on your own boat on the Canal du Midi or Canal du La Garonne we would be happy to come to you. We would simply have to add travelling (equivalent of 40p per mile) and accommodation expenses.  Our apologies but we no longer travel further afield.

* inclusive of CEVNI examination

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2018 Residential Packages

We're flexible on the amount of time you might wish to stay with us depending on your particular travel arrangements. All residential training packages are provided on a full board basis. We offer the following combinations for our RYA Helmsman's 2 day course (including the ICC endorsement and CEVNI examination):

Training Packages
with Full Board accommodation
For Couples
RYA IW Helmsman's Course x2 + 3 nights£1,990
RYA IW Helmsman's Course x2 + 1 night£1,750
RYA IW Helmsman's Course x1 RYA Crewman's x1 + 3 nights£1,490
RYA IW Helmsman's Course x1 RYA Crewman's x1 + 1 night£1,280
For Singles
RYA IW Helmsman's Course + 3 nights£1,150
RYA IW Helmsman's Course + 1 night£950
Full Board Consolidation day£500


There are other combinations we are happy to arrange. Should you require specific prices for any product not listed above, then please contact us for further information.

Please note that we can only accommodate students. We are not licenced to carry passengers, so if you come to us, you must be participating in a course or assessment.



Booking and Payment Options

Our availability page includes an online booking facility which holds your preferred dates until your detailed requirements are finalised.  We will ensure that the course and/or package requested meets your exact needs depending on your previous skills and experience including any residential aspect.

A minimum 10% deposit is then required to confirm your booking.  Please do not commit to travel arrangements, e.g. flights, until this stage is complete.  Full payment is due at least one calendar month before your course dates.

Payment is through a bank transfer, details of Bargecraft account is detailed on our full booking form that we send you.  We no longer accept payment through PayPal or credit cards due to excessive charges for a small business.  You may wish to explore alternative payment methods such as 'Xoom', 'Transfer Wise', 'OFX' who currently offer good rates of exchange with minimal charges for you.