RYA Powerboat Instructor Course

RYA Powerboat Instructors course

RYA Powerboat Instructor course

The RYA Powerboat Instructor course is the first step on the RYA Powerboat instructor ladder. Ocean Sports Tuition is now pleased to be able offer these course as our Principal has now been appointed as an RYA Powerboat trainer. This means you will not only get the best possible Instructor training but an an insight into setting up and operating an RYA Powerboat school.  On successful completion of the three day RYA Powerboat Instructor course course students will be able to teach the RYA Powerboat level 1 and 2 courses at RYA recognised training centres.

Introduction to the course: 

The RYA Powerboat Instructors course is 3 days of training and assessment.  The final day is a moderation day, this is assessed by another RYA Powerboat Trainer.  Although the day 3 is a moderation day it is still a training day so you will also have the added benefit of two trainers on your moderation day.

Do I need previous experience?

Yes five years powerboat experience, this is reduced to one year if powerboats are integral part of your full time job. There is a minimum age of 16 year old to undertake this course.

Candidates will also need an approved First Aid course as well have attended an RYA Powerboat Skills Assessment. You will also need to be a member of the RYA. Please Join the RYA today if your not.

What will I learn?

Students will learn how to impart use their current knowledge and skills to their new RYA Powerboat students.  You will learn,  lesson planning, different types of learning styles, structure of lessons, structure of the RYA and where you will fit into the RYA Powerboat scheme, how to set up an RYA Powerboat centre,  as well as having plenty of opportunities to put your new instructor skills into practice on the water and in the class room.

On successful completion of the course you will be able to teach the RYA Powerboat level 1 and level 2 courses, if you hold the RYA Safety boat course certificate you will also be able to teach this course. These RYA Powerboat course can be taught at a Recognised RYA centre.

Outline course itinerary:

Please have a look at our course plan.

Course schedule:

Monday: Skills assessment 0930 – 1700

Tuesday – Thursday: 0900 – 1700

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:

Skills Assessment £75.00* inc VAT

Powerboat Instructor Course £395.00 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 us for more information and to book your space.

*if bought at the same time as the instructor course.