Training Courses

The RYA Powerboat Level 1 course

‘A practical 1 day introduction course to boat handling and safety in powerboats’

Areas covered include:-

  • Launch and recovery, trailer use, sea state, risks.
  • Boat preparation.
  • Crew preparation.
  • Boat handling, slow speed manoeuvres, ahead, astern.
  • Picking up mooring buoys.
  • Berthing alongside.
  • Safety awareness, lookout keeping.

A basic introduction, with a lot of practical content.

an orange powerboat on a trailer