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This one day assessment has been designed to ensure all candidates wishing to complete the RYA Powerboat Instructor course have the powerboat driving skills and experience necessary to undertake the course.

It is important you satisfy yourself that you are at the required standard prior to attending this course. Candidates must endeavour to attend their instructor training course within 12 months of passing the powerboat skills assessment.

Please note: This assessment is undertaken on tidal/coastal waters


Plas Menai will provide all necessary personal protective clothing including wetsuits, waterproofs, buoyancy aids and helmets.

Please bring with you;

  • 50p for locker



Plas Menai fully supports the government guidelines on the current Covid-19 situation. Following Government advice, we have everything in place to operate safely and follow these guidelines.

  • Pre book your adventure online. Booking in advance is essential. We cannot accommodate walk in bookings.
  • A booking confirmation will be sent out to your email address including all information you will need before arriving at the centre.
  • Waivers are online only; a link will be included in your email confirmation for you to complete on your own computer or phone. If we do not receive a completed waiver from you and additional participants, we cannot take you on your activity.
  • Arrive 10 mins before your adventure start time and wait in your vehicle where your instructor will meet you.
  • If you have your own wetsuits it is preferable to bring them, if not, our instructors will allocate your wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet that will have all been cleaned within manufacturer guidelines.

During this time, we have had to adapt areas of our service to ensure staff and customers are kept safe. Find out how we are reopening safely here.


The Next Steps: Our globally recognised instruction and location provide the added edge, if you can do it at Plas Menai you can do it anywhere, so book your RYA Powerboat Instructor training with us.


Recommended Reading

RYA Powerboat Instructor Handbook (G19)

RYA Powerboat Logbook (G20)

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Course Information

Duration: 1 Day 

Time: 0915-1700 

Minimum Standard: Proficiency up to Powerboat level 2 standard on coastal waters

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

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