RYA Powerboat courses

RYA Level 1 Power Boat

This course covers launching and recovery, safety equipment, pre-start checks, personal buoyancy, boat handling (starting and stopping, use of kill cord, steering controls, securing to a buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed), theory and background, including awareness of other water users. Min age 8 years (supervised).

Participants Cost per person
1-to-1 £196
2 persons £154
3 people  £98.30


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RYA Level 2 Power Boat

A two-day courses for those with some powerboat experience that includes high speed handling, manoeuvring, and man overboard recovery. Level 2 is a basic requirement for hiring a powerboat or taking your boat abroad. Minimum age 12 years. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants Cost per person
1-to-1 £378
2 persons £260
3 people £213

2022 dates

12/13 February
2/3 April
4/5 April
6/7 April
9/10 April
11/12 April
13/14 April
30 April/1 May
4/5 June
2/3 July
30/31 July
1/ 2 Aug
3/4 Aug
8/9 Aug
10/11 Aug
15/16 Aug
17/18 Aug
22/23 Aug
24/25 Aug
24/25 Oct
26/27 Oct

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We can also run bespoke courses for you.

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RYA Levels 1 & 2 (Combined)

A three-day course combining the level one and two courses.

Participants Cost per person
1-to-1 £515.40
2 persons £358.6
3 people £279.20

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RYA Safety Boat Course

A two-day course for those powerboat helms who need to know how to rescue all manner of small craft. An essential qualification for instructors, and people who do any kind of boat work.

Participants Cost per person
2 persons £254.30
3 people £225


Courses run by appointment, to book a bespoke course please get in touch.

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ICC Direct Assessment Level 2

Direct Assessment is a one-day, level 2 course for those with considerable helming experience, or those wishing to upgrade to the new qualification photo card certificate and apply for an ICC (International Certificate of Competence).

Participants Cost per person
1-to-1 £195
2 persons £154
3 people £106.60

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RYA Powerboat instructor course

Pre-entry assessment

a skills assessment prior is a part of the first day of the course.

Required certificates
First aid certificate
RYA Powerboat Level 2
Health declaration form or medical questionnaire
Five seasons experience of powerboating logged (preferably in range of boat types and sizes) OR one season for those who use powerboats as an integral part of their normal full-time occupation.
The course
Three day course assessed by an independent Trainer on the third day.

You will be qualified to teach up to and including Powerboat Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor. If you hold the Safety Boat Certificate, you may also teach the RYA Safety Boat Course.

Course dates- TBC

Cost – £395.50

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“Had a brilliant day. Instruction was tailored to what we needed with lots of useful information. RIB was great, instructor very helpful and friendly

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