RYA Powerboat Courses


Course Title: RYA Powerboat Certificate (Level 2)

Accreditation: Royal Yachting Association

Cost: €350

RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling

This is an excellent course for those looking for a comprehensive and practical step by step guide to all that is powerboating. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets of powerboats in the country. This includes everything from small tiller arm 15hp right up to RIBs with 150hp on the back. Successful students receive the RYA Powerboat Handling (Level 2) Certificate.

Pre – Requisites

Minimum age of attendance is 16 years. This course can include all the material from the Level 1 course so you don’t need to have completed it in advance so long as you have some previous boating experience.

Course Syllabus

The course runs over two days from 9.30am-5.30pm and covers:

  • Learning how to Leave and Come Alongside a Dock.
  • Learning the art of picking up a Mooring.
  • Anchoring.
  • Turning in confined spaces / operating in busy marina areas.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Rules of the Road.
  • Launch and Recovery from a Road Trailer.
  • Safety and Planning.
  • Tying up to a dock.
  • All necessary knots to include Round Turn, Reef Knot and Bowline.

The above is just a taste of the many areas covered on the course. We aim to provide you with the perfect foundation and template in the sport of Powerboating. The course is conducted in a number of different boat types which may include tiller arm Yak boats with 15 horse power engines and RIBs (Rigid inflatable boats) of up to 150 horse power.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

Course Notes

  • Courses run over two days from 9.30am-5.00pm each day, unless stated otherwise.
  • A passport style photograph is a required to issue the certificate.

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RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling Courses

Course Date Spaces Left?

Course 1

Saturday 6th August - Sunday 7th August


Course 2

Saturday 3rd September - Sunday 4th September


Course 3

Saturday 1st October - Sunday 2nd October


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