RYA Courses


Powerboat Level 1 Course

A one day practical course covering basic seamanship, safety, manoeuvring and rules of the road, this course is an ideal way of introducing children to powerboating. 8-16 year olds will receive an endorsed certificate.

Min age: 8
Previous experience required: None

Subjects covered

  • Launch and recovery
  • Preparation of boat
  • Boat handling
  • securing to a mooring buoy
  • leaving and coming alongside