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RYA Powerboat Level 2

Minimum age of 15 years old to book on.  For participants U15 please call the office to discuss options - 01784 248881.

This two day course runs from 09:30 to 17:00 both days.

The minimum age for taking the Powerboat Level 2 course is 12, however on our scheduled courses we require a minimum age of 15 for participants.  Please call to discuss options for those aged 12-14.

The qualification has restrictions placed upon successful candidates aged 15 or below.

The course, led by an RYA Powerboat Instructor, will be taught on a maximum Instructor:Student ratio of 1:3, giving you plenty of time at the helm to practice and improve your powerboat driving skills and techniques.


You will drive a range of powerboats over the weekend course, including fast wheel-steered centre-console RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats), Tiller Steered 'Jaffas' (Jenneau Rigiflex boats) and one of our higher sided committee boats.


The course content includes:


  • Launch and Recovery

  • Boat Handling

  • Securing to a Buoy

  • Anchoring

  • Leaving and Coming Alongside

  • Man Overboard

  • Theory


If you are interesting in applying for your ICC (for coastal or inland waters) then the RYA Powerboat Level 2 can form the base of the practical assessment. Either of the options require a theory session (coatal waters - coastal theory session, inland waters - CEVNI test).

What to bring


Waterproofs and buoyancy aids are provided for course participants. You should wear comfortable clothes suitable for the conditions, warm enough to be on the water for long periods. You should also bring a change of clothes and a towel - you shouldn't end up in the water but being on a boat all day it's always a possibility!

For more information call us on 01784 248881 seven days a week


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