Many students go straight on to Level 2, this is perfectly ok for beginners, but we would recommend an RYA Powerboat Level 1 as a natural start for the more hesitant. How can I take this course?
|Minimum duration||1 day|
|Minimum age||8 years (8 – 11 years & 12 – 16 endorsed certificate)|
|Course content||Preparation: launching and recovery, safety equipment, pre-start checks, personal buoyancy. Boat handling and manoeuvres: starting and stopping, use of kill cord, steering controls, securing to a buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed. Theory and background: IRPCS, ropework, awareness of other water users.|
The certificate for 8-11 year olds will be endorsed as follows: “The holder should only use a powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult on board the craft.” The certificate for 12 – 16 year olds will be endorsed as follows: “The holder should only use a powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult.”View all upcoming dates