RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course

The RYA Powerboat level 2 course offers you boat handling, high speed manoeuvring and close quarter handling skills.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 course

  • Full course price £299 (inc VAT)
  • 2 day course
  • Max 3 students per course
  • Free RYA Start Powerboating Handbook
  • Fuel and lifejacket use included
  • Free parking at Southsea Marina

Course aims:

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 course is an entry level course designed to provide a practical introduction to powerboating. It will install confidence whilst piloting a powerboat safely, at high speed, in coastal waters. Our instructors will help you learn about various topics to help you enjoy being out on the water. On the course you will get a chance to drive at slow and high speeds. You will learn basic manoeuvres and handling techniques to enable you to control a small boat safely in close quarters situations. You will also a get a chance to learn about and practice using normal equipment found on a boat as well as safety equipment.

Course content:

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 course introduces a wide range of subjects to give you an overview of powerboating. This includes the use of safety equipment such as lifejackets, kill cords, fire extinguishers, and flares. It practices slow speed manoeuvers such as coming alongside, picking up mooring bouys, and Man Over Board. You will also be introduced to chart work and passage planning, and get to plan and execute a passage to a nearby harbour.

Course pre-requisites:

None, no previous experience is required to enrol on the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course. The minimum age is 12 years old. If you are under 18 we will need a parent or guardian to be present for the training (we do not charge for this).

International Certificate of Competence (ICC):

If you would like to charter powerboats abroad then you will need to get an ICC. Once you have completed your RYA Powerboat Level 2 course then you will need to apply to the RYA for your ICC for powerboats under 10m LOA.  Please ask in the office for a form.   Along with your ICC you will also be asked for a VHF SRC licence.  The one day VHF course can be done with us a Chichester.



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