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RYA Powerboat Courses

RYA Powerboat Levels 1 & 2

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC.)

The course focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed,  launching and recovery and many other key aspects to safe powerboat operation. The course takes place on our inland reservoir, but covers theoretically all of the coastal aspects of the course.

After the course you should be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft. Candidates aged 16-18 will be issued with an endorsed certificate.

2 Days – 9:30 – 17:30

£225Includes all certification and registration, discounts available for WHSA Member Clubs.


5th – 6th March 2022

14th – 15th May 2022

8th – 9th October 2022

19th – 20th November 2022

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RYA Safety Boat Course

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers, or canoes & kayaks for racing or training activities. This highly practical course looks at good practice and safe & efficient rescue techniques.

Course Content: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue, towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescueing other water users. After the course you should be able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing.

Minimum requirements:

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 minimum
  • Basic knowledge of sailing/windsurfing activities
  • Age 16 +

2 Days – 9:30 – 17:30

£225Includes all certification and registration, discounts available for WHSA Member Clubs.


21st – 22nd May 2022

5th – 6th November 2022

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