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RYA Level 2 Powerboat

RYA Level 2 Powerboat

This two day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to confidently operate a powerboat.

The course is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. The course is ideal for those looking to develop knowledge and skills in powerboating.

Upon completion of the course, candidates are expected to be confident in handling powerboats unsupervised in the right conditions and aware of their own limitations, as well as those of their craft.

The course will be delivered on coastal waters and will cover many aspects of powerboating.

Course detail

This Level 2 Powerboat course is a part of the RYA National Powerboat Scheme and is ideal for those using small powered craft such as RIBs and sportsboats. It is also suited to the professional small boat skipper who is required to prove their competence or provide certification for work.

Course content will include:

· Launching and recovery
· Close quarters boat handling
· Securing to a buoy
· Anchoring
· Leaving and coming alongside
· Man overboard recovery
· High speed manoeuvres
· An introduction to driving at planing speed
· Basic navigation
· Collision regulations

Minimum age 12

On completion, candidates will receive the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate. Candidates aged 12 to 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate. All certificates are registered online with the RYA and require a passport sized photo to be provided.