RYA Courses Powerboat 2

RYA Safety Boat Course at Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club
Power Boat Level 2 Course at Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club

Powerboat Level 2

The training will be run by Senior Instructor, David Nunn and the assessments will be made by the RYA.

We have room for four people on each course and the cost will be 25 per person.

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The RYA Powerboat Level 2 course consists of classroom theory and water-based practical tuition

Assumed knowledge: None (May be preceded by Level 1)
Minimum 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 

Course Content:

Personal safety and boat preparation
Launching and recovery
Safety equipment & pre-start checks
Emergency procedures
Basic boat skills covering use of kill cord, stop/start procedures, steering controls, leaving and coming alongside
Close quater manoeuvres
Rope work
Theory of towing
Local bye-laws and insurance
Crewing and routines
Awareness of other water users - Rule of the Road
Weather and tides
Buoyage system
Basic close down procedures.