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RYA Powerboat Courses

WOBYC can offer RYA Powerboat courses to members and non-members. For details of costs, registration, etc. contact

We intend to run the following courses this year:

RYA Powerboat Level 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.It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. Minimum age: 12 yrs.

RYA Safety Boat – 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, or for racing or training activities. It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying. Minimum age: 16 yrs. Powerboat Level 2 qualification must be held already.


For more information about RYA powerboat courses, checkout the RYA website