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  • RYA Powerboat Level 1

    RYA Powerboat Level 1

    RYA Powerboat Level 1

    Ref: PB1

    150.00 Inc. VAT

    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,

    safety equipment,

    pre-start checks,

    personal buoyancy,

    starting and stopping,

    use of a kill cord,

    steering controls,

    securing to a buoy,

    leaving and coming alongside,

    being towed,


    rope work

    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.