This two day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
It includes close quarter handling, high speed manoeuvers, man overboard recovery, and collision regulations, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside
Assumed knowledge: None. May be preceded by Level 1
Duration: 2 days.
Minimum Age: 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate.
Ability after the course: Self sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft. A commercial endorsement can be added to this certificate.
Suitable for: Adults and children who use/or wish to use boats. It will show you how to operate your boat efficiently and safely. Ideal gift for special occasions.
Student:Instructor Ratio: 3:1
Included: RYA Start Powerboating Handbook