Powerboat Courses

We are proud of our small and friendly yet professional and expert capabilities.

All of our practical courses are aimed at getting you the maximum time on the water and have
maximum student to instructor ratio of 3:1 

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RYA Powerboat Level 1


Course Overview
A practical introduction to boat handling and safety. For real novices and the younger boaters

Course Duration

1 day 

Maximum student to Instructor ratio

3:1

Course syllabus
Personal safety and safety equipment on board

Tying the boat up to an alongside

Steering and controlling the boat ahead and astern

How to come alongside and leave

How to stop the boat and raise the alarm

 

Minimum age

8 years old

Endorsements 8-11 years old to operate the boat with adult onboard. 11-15 should be supervised by suitable adult

RYA Powerboat Level 2


Course overview
 

A two-day practical powerboat course intended for anyone, either new to boating, or have existing experience who want to gain the skills and knowledge required to be a competent powerboater driver.

Successful completion of the PB2 course allows you to apply for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) for the charter of 

powerboats in Europe

 

Course Duration

2 days

Maximum student to Instructor ratio

3:1

 

Course syllabus

Boat preparation and launching

Boat and personal safety

Types of craft

Slow speed and close quarter manoeuvres

Securing to a mooring buoy

Anchoring

Coming alongside in different situations

High speed manoeuvres

Man-overboard recovery

Basic navigation

Rules of the road

 

Minimum age
12 years old. Students aged 12 – 15 will be endorsed as qualified under the supervision of an adult