Level 2 Powerboat Handling


  • 1st – 2nd July
  • 29th – 30th July

Numbers: 6

Course Details:

Level 2 Powerboat Handling (Planing)

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It aims to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. It focuses on low-speed close-quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planning speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken at an inland or coastal location. The certificate issued will be endorsed to show the type of boat in which the training took place.

Required experience

None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating

Minimum duration

2 days

Minimum age

12 (candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate)


Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard

Certificate issuing criteria

Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of the craft


Predominantly practical but with some classroom elements.


Bring suitable clothing for coastal training; Warm layers, a waterproof coat, and trousers, suitable footwear (for exposure to weather and sea). Sun cream and hat/cap. Life Jackets/Buoyancy Aids can be provided.


Adults:      Non-Members £200 CSC Members £180
Under18:  Non Members £170 CSC Members £140

Non-Members: (temporary membership is included in this cost for the duration of the course)