So you have decided to get out on the water and are looking for an introductory RYA powerboat course, then the RYA powerboat level 1 course is a great place to start. This course is ideal for children, young adults, families that are new to boating and want to learn together and those that just want to experience an introductory day on the water.
If however, you are looking to charter, purchase or use a boat in the UK or Europe the best course to undertake is the next level up, RYA powerboat level 2 course, including a free ICC assessment. Please visit page for course outline.
Is this the right course for me?
This course is aimed at anyone who would like to get out on the water. It will give students a basic understanding of power boating as the course focuses on boat handling & safety.
Do I need previous experience?
No this course is suitable for all students.
Students under 16 will have their certificates endorsed as follows: “To be under supervision of a responsible adult”.
What will I learn?
The course will teach boat handling skills including – anchoring, securing to moorings, turning in confined spaces, coming alongside, man overboard techniques, knowledge of equipment and rules of the road.
How much is the course and what does it include?
This course is £149.00 per person. The course will be taught in a group, maximum group size 3. Alternatively the course can be run on a one to one basis at a cost of £415.00. This course is a popular option for families that want to be introduced to boating skills together.
Our prices are all inclusive and include fuel, moorings and expert tuition.