RYA Powerboat level 1 - start powerboating (Own boat)

The 1 day RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course provides an introduction to powerboating, techniques for launching and recovery, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment. 

This is a great course as a powerboat taster or if you're not sure if you'd like to commit to a powerboat level 2 course (though this is NOT a requirement before taking Powerboat level 2). Its also a perfect course for those that crew on a powerboat or for children. 

Maximum Group Size: 3


Previous Experience: None

Minimum Age: 8 years 

Student Ratio: Maximum 3 students per instructor / boat

Maximum Powerboat Size: 10m

RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course Syllabus:

  • Launching & Recovery
  • Preparation of boat and crew
  • Boat handling at low speed
  • Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Being towed
  • IRPCS (rules of the road)
  • Man Overboard Recovery 

Course Fees (2021):

Course Type Duration Max Students Total Fee (inc. VAT)
 RYA Powerboat Level 1 Course  1 day x 3 £320.00

Own boat tuition kit requirements:

OBT powerboat kit list-6.pdf
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Interested? Contact us today on:

Call: 01202 024111 or Email info@marine-education.co.uk

Contact us:


Tel: +44 (0) 1202 406066

Our Location:

Powerboat & Jetski Courses: Port of Poole Marina

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