Powerboat

Powerboat 1

RYA Level 1

Course cost: £120 Adult, £100 Youth

This Course is an introduction to boating techniques, launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment

Assumed Knowledge : None
Equipment used: Numatic 360, 9.9HP Yamaha 2017
Minimum Duration: 1 day. 9am-5pm.
Minimum Age: 8-16 Youth 16+ adult (Candidates under the age of 8 will receive an endorsed certificate)
Course Content: Launch and recovery(8-11 year olds observe). Preparation of boat and crew, boat handling,  picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed
Ability After Course: Able to drive under supervision

Free tea and coffee on all courses

RYA Level 2

Course cost: £150 Adult, £120 Youth

It includes close quarters handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

Assumed Knowledge: To standard of RYA powerboat level 1
Equipment used: Numatic 360, 9.9HP Yamaha 2017
Minimum Duration: 2 days, Saturday 9am till 3pm Sunday 11am till 3pm (can do other days)
Minimum Age: 12-16 Youth 16+ adult. (Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate)
Course Content: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard
Ability After Course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft

Free tea and coffee on all courses

Powerboat 2

RYA Safety Boat

Course cost: £150 Adult, £130 Youth

It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

Assumed Knowledge: Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course
Equipment used: Numatic 360, 9.9HP Yamaha 2017
Minimum Duration: 2 days, Saturday 9am till 3pm Sunday 11am till 3pm (can do other days)
Minimum Age: 16
Course Content: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users
Ability After Course: Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing

Free tea and coffee on all courses

One-to-one Tuition

  • £45 per hour
  • £199 per day (5 hours)