The 2-day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course includes basic seamanship skills such as handling the boat safely under power in a variety of conditions and is a pre requisite for many of the RYA Instructor courses.
With RYA Powerboat Level 2 you can apply for your International Certificate of Competence (ICC) from the RYA which will enable you to use powerboats abroad. Many insurance companies are now asking for this qualification as a condition of insurance with motorboats. Full board accommodation can booked with this course if required.
Experienced drivers are welcome to join us on the second day of the course for assessment only.
Our 2-day Powerboat Level 2 course includes basic seamanship skills such as handling the boat safely under power in a variety of conditions and you will spend time practising manoeuvres such as coming alongside and man overboard. Some high speed work will also be undertaken, generally outside the harbour. Completion of the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course will enable you to apply for the International Certificate of Competence, which is a necessity for boating abroad. RYA Powerboat Level 2 is a requirement for all RYA Instructor courses and for rescue boat duty at most sailing clubs.
This course is offered at our Rockley Point centre, Poole and at our new centre based in Birmingham at Bartley Sailing Club (please refer to map).
Rockley Point - Poole
Run throughout the year - Thursday/Friday & Saturday/Sunday
Bartley Sailing Club - Birmingham
30 June, 2, 16, 30, 27 August
6 week course (Mondays); 11 June
We offer a 2 day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course (Thur/Fri or Sat/Sun)
RYA Powerboat Level 2
The following is required in order to attend the course;
Our basic RYA Dinghy Instructor package for those with little experience of sailing.
The Instructor Preparation course recaps on advanced sailing, the skills required for the RYA Pre-Entry Assessment.
Trains you in the various techniques and teaching methods required to instruct the RYA Powerboat Level 1 and 2 syllabus