This one day course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.
Minimum age is 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
Minimum age is 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Powerboat level 2 direct assessment for those with boat handling experience.
This course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.
This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the two days you will cover, cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.
This course is for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips by day and night.
It includes navigation at planing speed, weather and other aspects of skippering powerboats on more challenging passages in coastal waters.
Anybody undertaking this course must have the practical skills of the Intermediate course and knowledge of navigation to at least the standard of the Coastal Skipper Shorebased course.
Minimum age is 17. First aid and VHF radio is recomended
RYA Powerboat training or bespoke instruction can be done on your own boat if required.