RYA Power Boat Level 1 and 2 plus Safety Boat Training


RYA Power Boat Level 1 Barcelona Gibraltar Antibes with PPR Certificate

An introductory RYA Powerboating 1 day course which covers the following:

  • Personal Equipment
  • Parts of the boat
  • Launching
  • Engine checks

Following our introduction you will cover

  • Orientation to the power boat
  • Basic controls
  • Coming alongside and departing

Following lunch you will cover the basic theory

  • Rules of the road
  • International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • Other Water Users and local bylaws

Out on the water our Instructors will introduce you to:

  • Crewing
  • Low speed handling and engine trim
  • Picking up a mooring buoy, towing
  • High speed manoeuvering
  • Recovery

This 1 day course leads on to the RYA Power Boat Level 2 Course, which is a 2 day course and covers:

  • Orientation
  • Boat Controls
  • Coming alongside and leaving
  • Turning in a confined space
  • 3 point turns
  • Turning in length
  • Figure of 8 forward and reverse
  • Holding station
  • Anchoring
  • High speed U turns and S turns
  • Engine trim
  • Securing to a Buoy
  • Man over board
  • Pilotage with a compass
  • and an introduction to GPS

You will also cover chartwork, safety equipment, fire fighting, meteorology, tides, buoyage, basic navigation and pilotage.

 Commercial Endorsement - Professional Practices and Responsibilities Certificate

Following successful completion of this course you can Commercially Endorse your Power Boat Level 2 licence for commercial use. You will need to add a Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course (PPR) VHF SRC Licence, Sea Survival Course, and a Medical ENG 1 or ML 5. We can provide these courses and advise on the Medical if you require to carry fare paying passengers. In addition you must also hold Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) Certificate, we are a Recognised RYA Online Training Centre for this mandatory licence.

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This course and Commercial Endorsement would be advantageous to:

  • Tender Drivers on Superyachts
  • Dive boat Drivers
  • Rib Drivers

RYA Safety Boat Course

This is a 2 day course open to holders of the above Power Boat Level 2 Certificate, the holder of a RYA Safety Boat Certificate may be out on the water supervising other training activities where a safety boat is required, Dinghy sailing, Keel boat or PWC (Personal Water Craft)

The course covers

  • Dinghy Rescue
  • Approaching capsized craft
  • Person recovery
  • Righting Dinghies
  • Stowing rigs
  • Boat checks and handling
  • Understanding multihull proceedure
  • Windsurfer rescue
  • Kayak and canoe rescue
  • VHF
  • First Aid
  • Sector search
  • Towing
  • PWC Rescue and assisting other water users.

Power Boat Level 2 and commercial endorsement plus safety boat can all be combined as one course if required.

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