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2020 Barging Experience Prices

We're flexible on the scheduling of our Barging Experience so courses are run on any day of the week.  However, to assist with preparation and timings our availability calendar illustrates the consecutive days still open for reservations.  Choose from 1, 2 or 3 nights for our Barging Experience including your RYA IW Helmsman course and ICC or add in an extra consolidation and 4th night to reinforce learning and practice.

The Barging Experience Price
For Couples
This fully inclusive Barging Experience provides:-
RYA IW Helmsman's Course two day training for two people
CEVNI examination for two people
All your personal study material and publications in a choice of hardcopy or e-version
Overnight accommodation in our double guest cabin
All food, drink and refreshments throughout your stay
Open access to our joint experience and expertise throughout each evening to help demystify the world of barging
Prices start from


per couple

For Singles
All as above but for the solo guest


Prices start from


per person

Occasionally we are able to offer a 'solo shared' Barging Experience, utilising our newly launched (2020) single cabin

Please check for availability on our calendar

All as above but a shared learning experience with another single guest

Prices start from


per person

Additional day Barging Experience
Prefer to extend your stay?  Why not include an extra day to consolidate your learning and practice with ongoing supervision.

This fourth night residential extension includes:-
- An extra day at helm with close supervision and ongoing instruction
- An extra nights accommodation
- All meals and refreshments throughout the day

ICC Assessment only €455

*Prices quoted are for the two day RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman Barging Experience with one night's fully inclusive stay onboard.

There are other combinations we are happy to arrange.  Our most popular stay is for the three day course with 4 night's stay.

Please note that it is our policy to provide our clients with a fully focused learning environment, which means we do not carry other guests. So if you come to us, you must be participating in a course or assessment.

If you would prefer a non-residential RYA inland waterways Helmsman's course this is available with prices starting at €850 per person, including study publications, CEVNI examination, lunch and refreshments.  (A single person supplement may be applied.)  Please bear in mind that our course itinerary begins at either Moissac or Buzet-sur-Baïse at 8.30 am till 5-6 pm on arrival at the respective overnight port at the end of day one.  Day two begins there and returns to the starting port around 4 pm.  Contact us for further information and availability of these non-residential training days.


Booking and Payment Options

Please visit our availability page which presents a detailed calendar of dates still open for courses.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements to ensure these meet your exact needs depending on your previous skills and experience including any residential aspect.

Once dates are held in reserve for you a minimum €500 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 two calendar months before your arrival.

Payment is through a bank transfer or we now accept payment by credit cards.