RYA Powerboat Level 2

Level: Beginner | Age: Strictly 14 + | Typical Time: 9:30 - 17:00 | Average Price: £270.00

Quick Course Information

Level: Beginner
Age: Strictly 14 +
Typical Time: 9:30 - 17:00

Minimum Course Duration: 2 Days

Average Price: £270.00

Average Member's Price: £170.00


Typical Number on Course: 6

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:3


The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful:

96% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

The programme was well structured and met my needs:

93% Agreed or Strongly Agreed

Courses can be run on demand, subject to there being a minimum of 3 participants interested.


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Course Summary

A two day weekend course covering manoeuvres at high and low speed in a variety of craft, enabling you to operate a powerboat safely and with confidence. You'll have the chance to try out both diesel and petrol engines as well as a more powerful craft, which is brought in especially for the course. Full safety precautions are observed and participants are responsible for the preparation and storage of the powerboats used to make them fully sufficient.

Perfect for instructors, group leaders or regular assistant wardens who want to take a larger role in running the club.

If you have 3 people, we can accommodate courses on an ad hoc basis.


'All instructors, were able to impart their knowledge and experience in an authoritative but inclusive manner interacting well with all course participants... They really seamed to enjoy their teaching even on a weekend.'

May, 2018

Course Outline

  • Preparation of boat and crew
  • Launching and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Picking up and securing to a buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard
  • Being towed

Ability After Course

  • Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions
  • Aware of own limitations and those of craft

RYA Recognition Information

This RYA course is held under the Bury Lake Young Mariners Recognised Training Centre at our base at the Rickmansworth Aquadrome. The maximum Instructor to Student Ratio is: 1:3 and the minimum duration for the course is 2 Days. The following material is provided to you as part of your course:

  • RYA Powerboat Handbook (G13)
  • Certificate if required standard is met

Where Do I Go Next?

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Course Dates

Saturday
23
April
Sunday
24
April

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

Spaces Available

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Bookings Close: 2022-04-20 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 23rd, Sun 24th
Saturday
14
May
Sunday
15
May

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-05-11 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 14th, Sun 15th
Saturday
4
June
Sunday
5
June

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-06-01 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 4th, Sun 5th
Saturday
9
July
Sunday
10
July

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-07-06 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 9th, Sun 10th

Saturday
6
August
Sunday
7
August

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-08-03 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 6th, Sun 7th
Saturday
20
August
Sunday
21
August

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-08-17 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 20th, Sun 21st
Saturday
17
September
Sunday
18
September

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-09-14 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 17th, Sun 18th
Saturday
15
October
Sunday
16
October

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-10-12 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 15th, Sun 16th

Saturday
5
November
Sunday
6
November

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-11-02 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 5th, Sun 6th
Saturday
26
November
Sunday
27
November

Course runs over:
1 Weekend(s) between 09:30 and 17:00.

Price: £270.00
Member's Price: £170.00

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Bookings Close: 2022-11-23 09:30:00
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Dates: Sat 26th, Sun 27th

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Bury Lake Young Mariners
Rickmansworth Aquadrome
Frogmoor Lane
Hertfordshire

WD3 1NB