RYA Powerboat Level 1

RYA Powerboat Level 1

What is the RYA Powerboat Level 1 course?

The RYA Powerboat Level 1 course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

This is a great introduction to power boating which emphasizes safety aspects in particular launching, which are sometimes missed out on courses where the powerboats are already in the water.

People that have booked on to this course have also booked:

RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA VHF Radio course

This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.

Launch and recovery (8-11 year old’s observe)
Preparation of boat and crew
Boat handling
Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy
Leaving and coming alongside
Being towed

Prerequisites: A minimum age of 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate stating that they must be accompanied by an adult.

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £150 per person. This includes all manuals, certification. 

Location: The training locations vary depending on tide and weather.

Our meeting point is: Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Rd, Bristol, Avon BS1 6XG

Certification: RYA Powerboat Level 1 Certificate