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DofE Gold Residential Diving in Turkey.

Do your DofE Gold Residential in Turkey learning to Dive (PADI certified open water course) August 10th to 17th Cost £550 plus flights from your local airport. Firstly you start to learn in the comfort of your own home because we provide you with scuba pack which includes the PADI Open Water ...

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Monday Night Sailing Club

Monday Night Sailing Club

The cost of these 24 sessions is £240 and can be paid in four equal instalments of £60.00 Our Monday night sailing club beginners training occurs on Monday evenings, from 13th April until we wrap it up with a party and a BBQ on 28th September. The evenings start at 6pm ...

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Windsurfing Instructor Course

Windsurfing Instructor Course

Windsurfing Instructor Course £275.00 Poole Dorset When This course is run from the 16th to 19th Feb and from the 24th to 25th. Our RYA Start (Level 1) Windsurfing Instructor Course is run over five full days. This qualification is the key to all windsurfing instructor jobs in the UK and Abroad. The successful ...

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Powerboat Instructor Course

Powerboat Instructor Course

Powerboat Instructor Course 19th Feb £250.00 This course aims to teach people to deliver the RYA levels 1, 2 and safety boat course. Time is spent running on-water training sessions, running shore-based training and addressing the many issues of teaching in powered craft. Lots of time afloat helps to keep this ...

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Powerboat Instructor Pre Assessment

Powerboat Instructor Pre Assessment

Powerboat Instructor Pre Assessment 25th Jan £75 This assessment is required for all those wishing to attend a powerboat instructor course. Note that this is an assessment, not a training day. Candidates must be able to demonstrate all level 2 powerboat skills to a high standard of performance in a variety ...

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Welcome to Harbour Challenge Outdoor Education Centre, a leading charity providing outdoor activities, adventure and extreme sports in Dorset. Our highly experienced instructors are qualified to provide a wide range of activities from climbing to coasteering, mountain biking to kayaking and sailing to windsurfing suitable for all ages, groups and abilities. All our activities can be tailored to suit your requirements according to age and experience.

All activities and residentials are based in and around the spectacular Poole Harbour, New Forest and Purbeck hills. Other locations are available on request e.g. Dartmoor. Our venues and activities provide enormous scope for all levels and abilities promoting self-esteem, co-operation and teamwork.   Our instructors ensure that clients experience excitement and fun in a safe and challenging environment and come away feeling exhilarated and wanting to come back for more.

We welcome schools, individuals, scouts, guides, youth organisations, clubs, special needs groups, staff from schools, colleges and universities. Special interest or sports and overseas groups. In addition we also organise holiday activity clubs and skills weeks for individual children during the school holidays.

Most groups choose to follow a full Outdoor Education Programme as a vehicle for personal development, which combined while the residential experience creates the perfect base for enhancing life-skills. Whatever you choose to do we will make it safe, and most importantly fun.

Harbour Challenge is registered and licensed with The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.

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