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 Powerboat: Level 1

Course Aim Course Duration
"To provide a practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats."  1 day from 10 to 4pm
Instructor to student ratio Prior experience required
3 students to 1 Instructor & boat. No prior boating experience is necessary. The course suits those keen to try power boating as a taster session or as a 'competent crew' course.
The course  Minimum age 12
 The RYA Level One course acts as a good introduction to the world of power boating. Your instructor will cover the following topics with you during your day with him/her:
  • Launch & recovery
  • Preparation of boat
  • Boat Handling
  • Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Being towed 

The shore based element of the day will cover: Personal buoyancy; insurance; loading and how this effects handling & performance, balance & trim; crew members; awareness of other water users; application of the collision regulations (IRPCS); local bylaws; accepting a tow and rope work.

 RYA Powerboat Level 1 180.00