Powerboat

This is the RYA powerboat scheme.  We offer a combined level 1 & 2 course and the Safety Boat course at Weir Wood. If you have any questions, please contact us below:

Contacts: Powerboat Training

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Chief Powerboat Instructor
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Powerboat Basic Skills (Level 1 / Level 2)

Pre-course experienceNone
Assumed knowledgeNone.  Minimum age 14
Course contentAll you need to know for self-sufficient powerboating at a basic level. Course includes launching, mooring, anchoring and recovery plus all the boat  driving skills required for basic competence in a powerboat
Ability after courseSelf-sufficient powerboat in the right conditions: aware of own limitations and those of craft
Duration2 days

Safety Boat Course

Pre-course experienceCompetent to Powerboat Level 2
Assumed knowledgeBasic knowledge of sailing boats.  Minimum age 16
Course contentBoat handling, rescue techniques for sailing dinghies, windsurfers and canoes, and tows. Rescuing people from the water
Ability after courseAble to provide safety cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing
Duration2 days