RYA Powerboat Level Two Course

The RYA Powerboat Level Two course is great for beginners. You’ll be instructed by our professional team in both practical, water-based training as well as some classroom training where we’ll cover areas such as mooring and basic navigation. This course focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.

Why should you take this course?

  • It’s a great start to build confidence on the water
  • Learn how to use your own boat correctly
  • Improve your skills
  • To gain the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) & hire powerboats abroad

What will you learn?

During the two-day course you will learn the following skills:

  • Launch and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Securing to a buoy
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Anchoring
  • Close quarter handling
  • High speed manoeuvres
  • Various Man overboard recovery techniques

Course requirements & outcomes

This course is designed for beginners and children aged 12 or over, no assumed knowledge. The course may be preceded by the RYA Level One Start Powerboating Course.

After the course you will be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of your own limitations and those of other craft.

Additional information

There will be a maximum of 3 students per vessel on this course. This is designed to give you as much time as possible driving the boat and a personalised course experience.

This course is available to book online on the first weekend of every month, other dates may be available on request and for private bookings.

Unless booking a private course, a minimum of two students is required, we will endeavour to fill empty places but if you are the only candidate booked it may be necessary to change your booking or cancel.

Prices & Information

PB2 Price
Mixed group £325 per person
Private booking 1 -3 students £880 total price

Duration: 2 days

Minimum age: 12 years - Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult (candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate).

For mixed group bookings a minimum of 2 students is required, there is a maximum ratio of 3 students to one instructor per boat.

PB2 courses are available to book online on the first weekend of every month, other dates available on request and for private bookings.


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