RYA jetski (PWC) Proficiency Course, poole harbour

Our jetski courses are designed for first time and experienced riders alike and is also the pre-requisite to completing the RYA Jetski (PWC) Instructor Course. Increasingly the RYA certificate is required for launching in UK harbours, but is also needed if you want to use your PW abroad, this certificate is often referred to as a RYA jetski licence or RYA PWC licence. 


Minimum age: 12

Prior experience/knowledge: None


1 day (Approx 09:30 - 17:00/17:30)

Supported by:

Yamaha Motor UK

Course content:

  • Launching & recovery
  • Low & high speed handling
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Coming alongside / marina handling
  • Towing & emergency situations
  • Basic navigation & passage planning
  • Road rules (IRPCS) & byelaws
  • Weather & Tides
  • Aftercare & maintenance
RYA Jetski (PWC) Course Information
RYA Jetski Course Poole.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.0 MB

Personal kit for your use during the course:

Yamaha Waverunner Impact Buoyancy Aid

Yamaha Waverunner Impact Buoyancy Aid

Spray Jacket

Spray Jacket



Wetsuit Shoes

Wetsuit Shoes


RYA PWC (jetski) Proficiency Course (maximum 1:6 / Instructor : Student ratio)  Duration   Fee (p.p.) inc.VAT

1 person - joining group scheduled course 

1 day £250.00pp

2 people - joining group scheduled course multiple person booking discount*

1 day £230.00pp*

 3 - 4 people - joining group scheduled course multiple person booking discount*

1 day £210.00pp*

1 person - private tuition (1:1)

1 day £420.00pp

2 people - private tuition (1:2)

1 day £275.00pp

* multi-person booking discount applies when all students are booked under a lead booker and paid for at the same time

Planning on using a pwc (jetski) in europe?

PWC (jetski) International Certificate of Competence (I.C.C.)

If you are planning on hiring a PWC (jetski) or taking your own PWC (jetski) to Europe then once you have completed your RYA PWC Proficiency Course you can apply for an RYA I.C.C. which is the certificate required by local authorities in most European Countries. 

What is an ICC? - See here

Acceptance of the ICC? - See here

Who can get an RYA ICC? - See here

Applying for an ICC? - See download below:

ICC Form 2018-3.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 722.5 KB

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rya essential navigation and seamanship course
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rya jetski instructor course

PWC Licence, jetski licence