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This practical introduction to powerboating will provide you with the basic skills necessary to operate a powerboat safely and confidently in coastal waters. You will begin by developing your low speed close quarter boat handling skills before being introduced to driving at planing speed. You will also cover basic engine maintenance, chart work, collision regulations, tides and weather

ICC - Completion of this course will allow you to apply for a coastal ICC for Power up to 10m. For more information about how to apply for an ICC please visit the RYA

Key learning points: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard

The Next Steps: If you are keen to develop your powerboat driving skills further, the follow on course is RYA Intermediate Powerboat. It is recommended that you have theoretical knowledge up to Day Skipper level prior to undertaking the Intermediate course. 

Recommended Reading

RYA Powerboat Logbook (G20)

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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-17.00

Certificate: RYA Powerboat Level 2

Minimum standard: None

Minimum Age: 16yrs

Anyone under the age of 18 years must have a Parental Consent form completed and signed by a parent/guardian - this must be handed in to reception on arrival during registration, without this form participants will not be permitted to take part.

Passport Photo: This is required for the issue of your certificate

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