We offer RYA powerboat courses at levels 1 and 2 for both planing and
The courses are different for the two types of boat.
Powerboat level 1. Minimum age 8 years
An introduction to power boating for our younger water lovers. This course
qualifies candidates to use powerboats under the supervision of a
responsibleadult on board the craft for candidates aged between 8 and 16.
Powerboat level 2. Minimum age 12 years
The essential course to qualify candidates to take a motor boat around our local
creeks and rivers, as well as inshore along the coast during the hours of
daylight. Candidates under the age of 16 must be supervised by a responsible
The level 2 course also satisfies the requirements for the International
Certificate of Competence.
Safety boat 16+
This course enables you to provide
safety/support cover to a range of craft. It is essential for those wanting to
provide safety cover during club events.
(NB You must hold a Powerboat Level 2 course completion certificate to take this