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Powerboat Courses

RYA Powerboat Level 1

The level 1 course includes boating safety, boat handling and basic theory. It can be taken as a standalone course or integrated into the level 2 course.

Pre Course recommendation : None
Duration : 1 Day
Minimum Age : 8 yrs
Price  : 3:1 per person – £135.00
1:1 £270.00
Course Dates : Call for details

 

RYA Powerboat Level 2  (I.C.C.)

The Level 2 course includes more practice at manoeuvres such as picking up a mooring, anchoring and man overboard recovery. It introduces navigation, pilotage and engine maintenance. The course can be taken at an inland or coastal location.

Pre Course recommendation : None
Duration : 2 Days
Minimum Age : 12 yrs
Price : 3:1 per person – £225.00
1:1 – £ 415.00
Course Dates : call for dates

 

RYA Powerboat Level 2 conversion (from inland to coastal)

For those who hold an RYA Level 2 certificate for inland waters, this conversion allows your certificate to be endorsed for coastal waters. Course includes boat handling on tidal waters, navigation, chartwork and steering a compass course.

Pre Course recommendation : RYA Level 2 Inland
Duration : 4 Hours
Minimum Age : 12 yrs
Price : £85.00 per person
Course Dates : Call for details

 

RYA Powerboat Intermediate

The Intermediate course is designed to cover modern navigational techniques and how they work alongside more traditional styles ashore and afloat. You will also cover more advanced boat handling, passage planning and pilotage as practical skills.

Pre Course recommendation : Boat handling to Level 2 (with coastal endorsement), First Aid Certificate, VHF operator’s certificate (SRC)
Duration : 2 Days
Minimum Age : 16 yrs
Price : 3:1 per person £255.00
1:1 – £460.00
Course Dates : call for dates

 

RYA Powerboat Advanced

This course is for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips. It includes navigation by day and night, weather and other aspects of skippering a small boat on more challenging passages in coastal waters.

Pre Course recommendations : Boat handling to the standards of the Intermediate course. Navigation to Skipper level.
Required to hold : First aid certificate, VHF Operators certificate (SRC)
Duration : 2 Days plus night passage
Minimum Age : 17 yrs
Price & Duration : 3:1 per person £275.00
1:1 – £490.00
Course Dates :  Call for dates.

 

RYA Safety Boat

The safety boat course is for those who use powerboats to provide support and safety cover for other watersports such as sailing and windsurfing. It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

Pre Course recommendation : Boat handling to the standard of Level 2
Duration : 2 Days
Minimum Age : 16 yrs
Price & Duration : 3:1 Per Person£215.00
Current Course Dates : Call for details.

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Southwest Powerboating
Port Pendennis Marina
Tinners Walk
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 3YL