RYA Powerboat Level 2 – Direct Assessment
RYA Powerboat Level 2 – Direct Assessment, a half-day assessment of an experienced helm’s ability and knowledge needed to drive a powerboat.
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Direct Assessment of an experienced powerboat helm – run over a half day by an RYA Powerboat Instructor. The candidate should have the equivalent of at least one full season’s powerboat handling experience. The candidate must complete a series of practical exercises set by the instructor demonstrating their ability to perform the powerboat handling exercises contained within the RYA Powerboat Handling Level 2 course and demonstrate an understanding of the theory elements of that course.
The minimum age for participants is 12 years old. Certificates awarded for those aged 12-16 will be endorsed to the effect that they should only drive a powerboat under the supervision of a responsible adult. The price of the course includes – RYA Powerboat Logbook, RYA Start Powerboating book and upon successful course completion the Level 2 Certificate.
The assessment covers:
- Launching and recovery
- Boat handling
- Securing to a buoy
- Leaving and coming alongside
- Man overboard
Participants should bring waterproof clothing and non-slip footwear, together with a Personal Flotation Device (either buoyancy aid or lifejacket), if you do not have a PFD one can be provided
For full details, see the RYA syllabus here.
For queries, please get in touch with our Training Principal Nigel Fletcher.
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