Introduction to Powerboating (Level 1)

Overview

Accreditation: Irish Sailing

Course Times: 10am-5pm

Course Duration: 1 day

Cost: €170

Minimum Age: 16+

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. The course runs from 10am until 5pm.

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 1: 4 February 2023

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Course 2: 18 February 2023

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Course 3: 4 March 2023

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Course 5: 1 April 2023

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Course 6: 15 April 2023

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Course 7: 29 April 2023

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Course 8: 13 May 2023

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Course 9: 27 May 2023

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Course 10: 10 June 2023

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Course 11: 24 June 2023

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Course 12: 8 July 2023

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Course 13: 22 July 2023

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Course 14: 19 August 2023

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Course 15: 2 September 2023

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Course 16: 16 September 2023

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Course 17: 30 September 2023

Saturday 30th September 2023

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    star rating  Came here with my mom for a stand up paddle board rental, the staff went above and beyond to be super friendly and the experience was great and good value!

    lizzyvallely
    July 28, 2020

    star rating  Very friendly staff and great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for a day out or lessons. Paddle board and kayak rentals are lots of fun.

    Sean
    June 1, 2020

    star rating  Very friendly staff and great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for a day out or lessons. Paddle board and kayak rentals are lots of fun.

    Seandow103
    June 24, 2020