Powerboat Level 2

The two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge required to drive a powerboat, and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It includes Close quarters handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

pre course Experience None
Course content All you need to know for self-sufficient poweboating at a basic level. Course includes launching, mooring, anchoring and recovery plus all the boat driving skills required for basic competence in a powerboat
Ability after course Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions: aware of own limitations and those of craft.
Hold your powerboat drivers licence
course duration 2 days
Minimum age: 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued an endorsed certificate

Saftey Boat

The two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.

Participants will learn the best practices for rescuing a variety of different craft in various scenarios as well as experiencing being rescued.

pre course Experience RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course
course content Boat handling, towing, fleet management, rescue techniques for sailing dinghies, windsurfers and canoes
Ability after course Able to provide safety cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing
course duration 2 days
minimum age 16

Short stay accommodation

Insh Hall

Our cosy bed and breakfast bunkhouse is the perfect place to stay to keep you close to the action and enjoy our beautiful setting for the length of your stay.

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Need some gear?


Our Shop stocks Sola and ION wetsuits, booties, gloves and hats, everything you need to keep you comfortable on the water, with a selection of Crew saver life jackets and buoyancy aids also.

Ask about second hand boats and engines up for grabs at the end of the season.

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