RYA Powerboat Courses

RYA Powerboat Courses

Our RYA Powerboat Courses

Our Rib is a 6-metre Humber with a new Mercury 115 hp engine and Garmin plotter. She is coded and an excellent sea vessel.

Being in the heart of Lowestoft and right by the busy marine and port entrance there are ample practical teaching opportunities

Either 2:1 or 3:1.

What’s included

  • You will be coached over the full RYA course syllabus
  • Tea and coffee plus yummy biscuits
  • RYA Start powerboating book
  • SPBT note book
  • Free Parking
  • All mooring fees, safety equipment and fuel
There are some RYA books that go alongside the relevant powerboat courses which are available to purchase from our books page. 
These are the RYA Powerboat Handbook (G13) for Level 2 and Intermediate courses and the RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook (G108) for the Advanced course.
The RYA Powerboat Schemes Logbook (G20) is applicable to all the courses in the Powerboat scheme and is a great way to prove experience and log driving hours should you want to proceed up the Commercial route. 

RYA Power Boat Level 2

This course suits those new to boating who want to develop the base skills as well as those who have boated for a while but who want to ensure they are approaching their boating the right way.

RYA Power Boat Intermediate

Thi course is aimed at those who have boated a season or more, probably already have Level 2 and want to learn more about coastal cruising.

RYA Power Boat Advanced

Aimed at experienced leisure boaters and those seeking to work commercially. The Advanced Course can be followed by the Advanced Examination.

RYA Power Boat Advanced CoC Exam Prep

This will vary from person to person, but it is easy to underestimate the level that you need to be at for the Advanced Examination.

RYA Superyacht Tender Operator

Aimed at those already working as a tender driver transferring guests/passengers in sectors such as the superyacht world or in other environments where you may need to transfer guests and passengers.

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

Aimed at experienced leisure boaters and those seeking to work commercially. The Advanced Course can be followed by the Advanced Examination.

Frequently asked Questions

Most Popular Questions.

No prior experience is necessary to enrol in an RYA Powerboat Level 2 course. This course is designed for beginners and covers basic boat handling and safety skills.

Participants are typically required to bring appropriate clothing for boating, including a waterproof jacket and trousers, suitable footwear with non-slip soles although clothing is dependant on weather.

Yes, RYA Powerboat certificates are internationally recognized and accepted by maritime authorities and charter companies worldwide. The RYA is a leading authority in boating education, and its certifications are highly respected within the maritime industry.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 courses typically last two days. During this time, participants will receive both theoretical knowledge and practical training in boat handling, safety procedures, and navigation.

Not sure which course is for you?

Get in touch with our team and we can have a chat about your options to help you get the most out of our services and facilities.