This 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. It will provide the skills and background knowledge needed to be a competent powerboat driver.
This course is aimed at complete beginners with little to no experience of boating or younger people who want a formal but not too intensive introduction to power boating.
The course covers:
Launching and recovering,
starting and stopping,
use of a kill cord,
securing to a buoy,
leaving and coming alongside,
awareness of other water users.
We are RYA approved to teach young people between the ages of 12 and 16 for the Powerboat Level 1 course.