RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor

The RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor Course

The RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor Course is a two day endorsement to the RYA Powerboat Instructor Course. It allows you to teach the RYA Tender Operator, Intermediate and Advanced Powerboat Courses and is the highest RYA powerboat instructor qualification.

Introduction to the course: 

The RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor course is 2 days duration and is ran by a powerboat trainer.

Do I need previous experience or qualifications?

Yes – candidates must have logged teaching hours and be a minimum age of 18 plus the following:

One of the following Certificates of Competence

  • RYA Advanced Powerboat
  • RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Power
  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Power

Also hold a commercial endorsement (advanced instructors who do not hold a commercial endorsement will only be able to teach the intermediate powerboat)

A health declaration will also be needed for those without a commercial endorsement

What will be expected of me?

During the course the trainer will be looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • A well developed awareness of safety in a aspects of powerboating
  • A thorough knowledge of the activity
  • Effective communication skills
  • The ability to design stimulating and challenging activities for potential students
  • Being in charge of any situation while giving the students the opportunity to develop their own leadership skills
  • Ability to assess students strengths and weaknesses
  • Ability to deliver effective feedback

Outline course itinerary:

2 days plus 1 night exercise based on a continuous assessment

Course includes: 

  • Mooring fees
  • Parking
  • Use of waterproofs
  • Fuel
  • VAT
  • Tea, coffee, water and cakes!
  • Top of range 6.8 and 7.8 meter MCA coded Ribcraft’s

Course Cost:

£339 inc VAT

Course location:

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina

Lower York Street


SO14 5QF


Please see our course dates below and book online, call 02381 242159 or email for more information and to book your space.