RYA Powerboat Course joining information:

School Boat Tuition:

Confirmation of which location / boat you will taught on will be emailed to you prior to the course. Our RIB is our main & most suitable training boat for RYA Powerboat Level 1 & 2 but if  you have requested the Boston Whaler at the time of booking because you need to train with twin engines then this will be notified on your booking email. 

RIB Location:

Port of Poole Marina, Poole BH15 4AJ

RIB Joining Instructions.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.4 MB

Boston Whaler Location:

Lake Yard Marina, Poole BH15 4DT

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: 

  • Summer: Warm jumper/ jacket, sunglasses, suncream, cap
  • Winter: warm clothing, including a hat, gloves etc
  • Non-marking footwear - i.e. sailing boots / white soled trainers
  • Lifejacket (150N) or Buoyancy aid (50N) - if you have one, otherwise we will provide a lifejacket for you
  • Wet weather gear - we have light wet weather gear for you to borrow if required. 
  • IF YOUR COURSE IS TAKING PLACE AT LAKE YARD: Money for lunch / drinks at Lake Yard club (see menu's by clicking here
  • IF YOUR COURSE IS TAKING PLACE ON OUR RIB AT PORT OF POOLE: Pls bring packed lunch / drinks
  • Passport photo with your name printed on the reverse (Powerboat Level 2 ONLY)

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 

Own Boat Tuition:

Own boat tuition L2 Joining instructions
OBT PB L2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 74.1 KB

Please complete:


Medical Declaration Form - complete by clicking the red tab at the bottom right corner.

Own boat tuition kit requirements
OBT powerboat kit list.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 58.1 KB

Poole harbour Dues:

You are required to pay Poole Harbour Dues when operating your boat in Poole, you can apply to pay for this at this link 

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: Port of Poole Marina
Shorebased: Romany Works, Poole

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