STS Powerboat Training
RYA Powerboat Level 2 Training
RYA Training School Eastbourne, East Sussex

RYA Powerboat Level Two Course

RYA Powerboating Level 2 Course in Eastbourne, East Sussex

The RYA National Powerboat Training Scheme has been formed to meet the needs of those who use powerboats for leisure or work purposes. The RYA powerboat Level 2 Training Course syllabus aims to provide a level of powerboat training to suit all, from the casual and weekend powerboat user, to commercial skippers.Mid Week Power Boat Training Deals

Without a doubt the most popular RYA Powerboat Course in the world, the RYA Powerboat Level 2 is a 2-day practical and theory course which acts as the starting point for providing all the skills and background knowledge that you need to go afloat safely. The two-day Powerboat Training Course covers all aspects of Power-boating, and provides the skills and background knowledge required to be a competent Powerboat driver.

You will also receive the Coastal Endorsement to your certificate, which will cover tides, rules of the road, basic pilotage and navigational skills, and the general seamanship needed to keep you, and your crew, safe at sea.

Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate can then apply for their ICC (International Certificate of Competence).

Training Course Content:

  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and Coming Alongside
  • Man Overboard
  • Navigation
  • Buoyage
  • Towing and being towed
  • Launching & Recovery
  • Safety Equipment
  • Lines and Fenders
  • Knots and use of Knots
  • Currents and Tides
  • Boat Handling –
    • Fast & Slow Speed Manoeuvring
    • Securing to a buoy

Sea Training Sussex (STS) also offer the RYA Powerboat Level 1 Training Course.

Course details

Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None
Course duration 2 days
Minimum age 12 years
Course content Preparation: launch and recovery, safety equipment, lines and fenders and fuel tanks. Boat handling and manoeuvres: starting and stopping, use of kill cord, steering controls, securing to a buoy. Boat handling and manoeuvres: effects of current or tide, high and low speed manoeuvring, propeller controls, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside and man overboard. Theory and background: types of craft and engine, maintenance checks, IRPCS (International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea), weather forecasts and emergency actions.
Course cost £199 Per Person (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), £225 Per Person (Thursday, Friday), £250 Per Person (Saturday, Sunday) / £375 with 1:1 tuition / £590 for 3 students.
Ability after the course To be able to handle a Powerboat in fair weather and daylight hours.

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