The purpose of this training course is to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats.

The RYA Level 2 Powerboat course provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC).

Duration 2 Days 9.00am – 5.00pm
Cost £275.00
Minimum Age 12 years
Pre-requisites None
Course content Syllabus

PREPARATION:

  • Launching and recovering
  • Safety equipment
  • Lines and fenders
  • Fuel tanks

BOAT HANDLING AND MANOEUVRES:

  • Effects of current or tide
  • High and low speed manoeuvring
  • Propeller controls
  • Securing to a buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard

THEORY AND BACKGROUND:

  • Types of craft and engine
  • Maintenance checks
  • IRPCS
  • Weather forecasts
  • Emergency action
Total number of places on Course 3