RYA Powerboat Level 1
This course is a one day introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.
Assumed Knowledge: None
Course Duration: 1 day (approximately 0930-1700).
Minimum age: 16. For under 16 years old, see Junior Powerboating courses.
Course Content: Boat preparation, crew preparation, basic boat handling, picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed.
Ability after the course: Candidates will be able to drive a powerboat under supervision
Under 16s powerboating courses will be run in similar ages, using suitable vessels that aren’t to heavy or difficult to handle. To book an under 16 on a course, please select an under 16s specific course when booking. Under 16s courses will run during school holidays throughout the year.
Please contact us for course dates, as these are run on request