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RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course 2022  Saturday 23rd and 30th April

This course is an introduction to Powerboating and is aimed at the complete beginner.

This all practical course is delivered over 2 days by RYA registered Instructors, on our high speed planing hull RIBs with wheel steered outboard engines, from our training base at Newhaven Marina and on the sea in Seaford Bay. We also encourage helms to attend the short course with tiller steered outboards on the inland water at Piddinghoe and there will be opportunities to experience driving our displacement boat.

At the end of the course, the trainee will have a basic knowledge of powerboating, be safety conscious, and be able to handle a powerboat in familiar waters by day. Club members are offered a substantial discount on usual fees, on the understanding that they give their time to the club undertaking Race Support Duties and are given instruction on laying and retrieving race marks, and basic rescue techniques.

The training includes theory and background information on types of craft and engines,  safety on the water, weather forecasts, tides and their effects, collision regulations, chartwork, use of compass and GPS, launching and recovery to a trailer, recovering a man overboard, anchoring and much more.

The trainee will have an ongoing assessment, and if successful, an RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate will be awarded. If further training or practice is required to achieve RYA standards, an action plan will be agreed.

Included in the cost is the RYA book Start Powerboating (G48), the RYA Syllabus and Logbook (G20), and the RYA Certificate.  Additional reading materials are available from the online RYA Bookshop.

Full joining instructions will be sent to you in advance of the course once payment has been received

Please ask if you have any queries, and most importantly, enjoy yourself.

Location: Newhaven Marina


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