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RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Coastal

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

 

 

It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.

The courses uses our 5.5m Humber R.I.B. "Kia Ora" with 115hp 4 stroke outboard motor or an EXCEL 4.2m R.I.B. with TOHTASU 50hp 4 stroke outboard motor.

THIS IS THE COASTAL VERSION OF THE COURSE (YOUR CERTIFICATE WILL CARRY THE COASTAL ENDORSEMENT)

 

Assumed knowledge None. 
 
Minimum duration 2 days (16 hours)
Minimum age 18 (12 if accompanied by parent or guardian)

 


Course content
Boat handling, learn about the different types and basic systems of motor boats, boating safety and the equipment used, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard, an overview of launching and recovery, the essential anti-collision regulations, basic navigation, tidal and weather awareness and basic passage planning.
Ability after the course  

Self-sufficient power-boater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.

 

Please note if you are taking this course and intend to apply for an ICC, a coastal Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling course will allow you to apply for a coastal ICC for Power up to 10m. The inland Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling course will allow you to apply for an inland ICC for Power up to 10m, providing you have also successfully passed a CEVNI test.

The RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course is an excellent compliment to this qualification

 

RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Course cost; 275

 

Course Dates Summer 2018; 

(The day stated is the first day of the 2 day course)

 

All course times are 9:30am - 5:30pm unless stated.

NEW COURSE DATES ARE REGULARLY BEING ADDED SO PLEASE KEEP CHECKING

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sat 1st / 2nd   (Sunday course times 10.30am – 6.30pm) COURSE FULL

Sat 8th / 9th  COURSE FULL

Sat 22nd  / 23rd  

Wed 26th  / 27th  

 

 

All enquiries to the marina staff or e-mail suzanne@prestonmarina.co.uk or Tel. 01772 733595

APPLICATION FORM FOR TRAINING COURSES (Word Document)