MCA Approved
Seafish Authority Approved
SQA Approved
RYA Approved
UKCS Approved
Edexcel Approved

RYA Powerboat

Level 2

Next Date: Tue, 26th Jun

Course Outline

This two day course is aimed at those with little or no previous powerboat experience but would like to have the confidence in handling a small powerboat for leisure or commercial use.

The course combines time both on the water and in the classroom where you will learn basic navigational theory to help you in your boat handling.

Content & Objectives

The course covers the following topics

  • Launch and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Towing and being towed
  • Man overboard
  • Basic navigation and safety

Learning Mode

The course is taught at the Red Ensign training facilities in Cowes and on board our motor vessels.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


This two day course costs £290 inc VAT.

The package price is £385 inc VAT (course plus full-board accommodation).


Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either a shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.

Course Enquiry Form

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