COURSE
RYA PowerBoat level 2

Course

RYA PowerBoat level 2

Netherlands

THIS COURSE REQUIRES SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE. CHECK OUR RYA ROAD TO YACHTMASTER PAGE OR CONTACT US.

* Not included in the price is transportation to and from the Marina and all costs ashore, such as food and drinks.

COURSE INCLUDES

  • Professional RYA Instructor (ratio 1/4)
  • High safety standards
  • Spinlock Lifejacket
  • Lunch
  • Yacht consumables (Mooring fees, diesel fuel)
  • Free parking (Medemblik)
  • Memories of a lifetime

Course dates

For certification, you must complete a minimum of 5 days of training or alternatively, three weekends.

What You will learn

  • Launching and recovery
  • Boat handling under way (including high speed)
  • Securing to a buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard
  • Displacement craft
  • Leaving and returning to pontoons
  • Basic navigation
  • Collision prevention regulations
  • Boat design
  • Engines and drives

Certificates

RYA Powerboat level 2 certificatie (ICC)

Next Step ——–

RYA Dayskipper Skipper theory Certificate
RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate

Course schedule

Discover the thrill of powerboating with our RYA Powerboat Level 2 course, the ultimate gateway to mastering the waters. Tailored for both novices and those looking to sharpen their skills, this two-day course offers a blend of practical hands-on training and theoretical knowledge under the guidance of our expert instructors. You’ll learn essential safety practices, boat handling, and seamanship, including man-overboard recovery, docking, and navigating at speed. The course also covers key navigational principles and collision regulations, ensuring you become a confident and competent powerboat handler. Whether you aim for leisurely coastal explorations or seek the qualifications for professional endeavors, our RYA Powerboat Level 2 course sets the foundation for a lifetime of safe and enjoyable boating adventures.

Following is an example of how a typical course week might unfold:

  • Introduction and Safety Briefing: Start with an overview of the course, safety procedures, and equipment checks.
  • Practical Boat Handling: Learn about boat preparation, launching, and recovery. Begin with low-speed maneuvers including starting and stopping, turning in confined spaces, and using the kill cord.
  • Theory Session: Cover the basics of seamanship, including types of craft, engine checks, and basic navigation principles.
  • Securing to a Buoy and Anchoring: Practice coming alongside a buoy, picking up a mooring, and anchoring.
  • Man Overboard Recovery: Practice the essential skill of recovering a person from the water safely.
  • High-Speed Handling: Learn about planning speeds, trimming the boat, and executing high-speed turns safely.
  • Pilotage and Navigation: Apply basic navigation techniques for pilotage in local waters, understanding buoys and marks, and planning a short passage.
  • Securing to a Buoy and Anchoring: More Practice coming alongside a buoy, picking up a mooring, and anchoring.
  • Collision Regulations and Emergency Procedures: Discuss the rules of the road, how to avoid collisions, and what to do in an emergency situation.
  • Man Overboard Recovery: Second session of Practice the essential skill of recovering a person from the water safely.

The end of the final day is a time for reflection and application of all learned skills during the return journey to the home port. There’s a special emphasis on refining crew coordination, yacht handling, and emergency response. The course concludes with an extensive debriefing, discussing your progress and next steps.

This Powerboat lvl 2 programme is not just a course; it’s an adventure that takes you into depths of boating skills and knowledge. It builds on what you’ve learned in the essential navigation course and takes you on a deeper and more specialised learning experience, preparing you to confidently act as a boat skipper.

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