Introduction to Powerboating (Level 1)

Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Powerboating (Level 1)

Cost: €169

This course is the ideal one-day introduction to powerboating. Gain experience in a variety of different craft, including our high-speed RIBs. At the end of this course you’ll receive the Irish Sailing Introduction to Powerboating Certificate

Who should do this course?

If you’ve never driven a powerboat before and are looking for an informative and exhilarating day on the water this is for you! Participants must be aged 16 years or older.

If you have even a small bit of previous experience, you might consider the weekend long beginner’s course, the National Powerboat Certificate.

What’s covered?

  • Preparation of powerboat for going to sea
  • Starting the engine and safety checks
  • Basic manoeuvres and ropework, e.g. parking and tying up to a dock
  • Undertaking a RIB trip
  • High Speed Handling
  • What to do in a Man Over Board situation

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.

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Course 5

Saturday 21st May

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Course 6

Saturday 28th May

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Course 7

Saturday 11th June

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Course 8

Saturday 18th June

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Course 9

Saturday 25th June

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Course 10

Saturday 2nd July

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Course 11

Saturday 9th July

3

Course 12

Saturday 16th July

3

Course 13

Saturday 6th August

2

Course 14

Saturday 13th August

3

Course 15

Saturday 20th August

3

Course 16

Saturday 27th August

3

Course 17

Saturday 3rd September

2

Course 18

Saturday 10th September

3

Course 19

Saturday 17th September

3

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