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Basic Safety Training with Powerboat Level 2

Over the course of 7 days (Monday to Sunday), you will cover the following modules:


Personal Survival Techniques
Survival at sea utilising theoretical & pool based practical sessions using a life raft, immersion suit, life jacket and other survival equipment.

Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
Extinguishing fires & rescuing casualties using breathing apparatus & fire fighting equipment.

Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
Safety practices, pollution prevention responsibilities, life and culture on board a vessel.

Elementary First Aid
Knowledge & understanding of first aid techniques with the use of practical training sessions and presentations.

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Powerboat Level 2

This 2 day course is for individuals who want to operate powerboats for recreational or professional purposes. It covers the basic skills and knowledge necessary for safe powerboat handling, including man overboard recovery, low speed close quarters handling, driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.This course will also provide the student with the knowledge and skills of the following elements:

  • Launch and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Securing to a buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard

What is included within the course fee:

  • Instructor (1:3 – 1 instructor to 3 students)
  • Use of equipment including RIB, fenders, lines, navigational equipment, lifejacket etc.
  • RYA Start Powerboating Handbook
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate
  • Free on site parking
  • Free drinks refreshments (on site)

Validity of Certification

Whilst the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate does not have an official expiry date, it is essential to keep in mind that boating regulations and best practices can evolve over time. New safety guidelines, navigation rules and equipment standards may be introduced, therefore, it is crucial for boaters to stay updated on these changes to ensure safe boat practices. Regular training is advised especially if it has been some time since being on a boat / completed the training. Please note that there is a 5-year expiry if you have chosen to Commercially Endorse this qualification.

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