RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling

We are now able to offer the RYA Powerboat level 2 course.

This RYA course provides comprehensive training into the handling and manoeuvring of a powerboat, and includes:

  • speed and collision regulations
  • anchoring
  • knowledge of safety equipment
  • turning in confined spaces
  • coming alongside and securing to a mooring buoy
  • close quarters handling
  • man overboard techniques
  • high speed manoeuvres
  • rules of the road
  • pilotage and passage planning.

At the end of the course you will a self-sufficient powerboater in the daylight, in the right conditions and be aware of your own limitations.

The duration of the course is 16 hours; however those with previous experience may be able to take a shorter course or direct assessment.

Courses will be run on the weekends of the 24th-25th July, 31st July -1st Aug, and 7th-8th Aug.

I am able to offer a mid-week course if preferable depending on numbers.

The minimum age is 12.

The cost of the course: 
Members of Carrickfergus Sailing club £130.
Non-members £180.

These prices include syllabus/log book, Start Powerboating hand book and licence.

Initially there are 3 places available on each course. If there is sufficient demand on the waiting list then an additional instructor may be made available to cater for up to 6 participants.

Contact training@carrickfergussc.org for further information.