RYA Powerboat Course joining information:


School Boat Tuition:

Location: Port of Poole Marina, Poole BH15 4AJ

RIB Joining Instructions.pdf
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Course timings: 

RYA Powerboat Level 1 or Level 2  =  09:30 - 17:00 / 17:30 each day 

RYA Powerboat Level 1 or Level 2 = Winter course timings (Oct - Feb) = 09:00 - 16:00/16:30 each day


Prior to the course: 

  • Each student to Complete eMedical declaration form - SEE RED TAB BELOW

What to bring: 

  • Passport photo with your name printed on the reverse (Powerboat Level 2 ONLY)
  • Summer: Warm jumper, Jacket, sunglasses, suncream, cap
  • Winter: warm clothing, Jacket, including a hat, gloves etc
  • Lifejacket (150N) or Buoyancy aid (50N) - if you have one, otherwise we will provide a lifejacket for you
  • Waterproofs / Wet weather gear - rain coat & waterproof trousers if you have them, we will be unable to provide these items during this time. Regardless of how sunny it is, it is generally much cooler afloat + we can't stop all the sea spray.. 
  • Packed lunch / drinks


Powerboat Training Checklist List.pdf
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Additional considerations during covid-19

Additional kit to bring:

  • PPE - sunglasses / glasses, if you have: plastic gloves, a face covering (facemask, snood/necktube or similar) 
  • We are unable to provide drinks/hot drinks during this time so please consider bringing a hot drink in a thermos. 

Extra considerations to take during your course:

  • Maintain social distancing (2m+)
  • Carry out regular hand washing and/or use of alcohol based hand gel
  • Wear plastic gloves & face coverings when unable to social distance 
  • Adhere to guidance given by the government and your instructor
  • Toilets - there will only be 1 x toilet available within the marina, this will NOT be cleaned between each use so please ensure sufficient hand washing is completed before leaving. 

We can provide the following if you do not have your own:

  • Plastic gloves
  • 70% alcohol hand sanitiser 
  • Snood/necktube style face covering

Shorebased sessions during covid-19

Theory / shorebased sessions will be completed outside our portakabin maintaining 2m+ distancing. Should the weather not allow this (i.e. heavy rain) then shorebased sessions will be run online via Zoom with a member of our training team.  

Course overview:


RYA Powerboat Level 1 

DAY 1: Personal equipment and buoyancy, Introduction to the boat & equipment, familiarisation, holding off, picking up a mooring, man overboard recovery, marina work


RYA Powerboat Level 2

DAY 1 : Personal equipment and buoyancy, Introduction to the boat & equipment, familiarisation, holding off, picking up a mooring, man overboard recovery, turning in a confined space, marina work

DAY 2: Pilotage/passage planning, Anchoring, Rules of the road, Emergency actions, Planing speed 

Contact us:


Tel: +44 (0) 1202 024111

We DO want to talk to you, but if possible, pls email / send a WhatApp message for the quickest response as we are generally busy teaching... 

Our Locations:

Powerboat & Jetski Courses: Port of Poole Marina
Shorebased Courses: Romany Works, Poole

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Our Trading Names:

RYA Training Centre

Marine Education

'The Superyacht Jetski Specialists'

Superyacht PWC

Superyacht Marine Store

Marine Store EU