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PB2 Course (03) (RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course)

18th - 19 April

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It aims to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.

Aim: To teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats

Pre-Entry Requirements: No previous knowledge required

Duration: Two days

Ratio: The ratio of students to instructor will not exceed 3:1

Minimum Age: 16 years old. (exceptions will be considered for 12-16 years with a pre-assessment. Contact organiser to make arrangements prior to booking)

Endorsement: Certificates for those aged 12 to 16 will be endorsed to the effect that the user should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult.

Cost Includes: RYA publication Start Powerboating eBook and course completion certificate.

RYA Powerboat Scheme Syllabus & Logbook (G20) is available to purchase directly online from the RYA using this link . You will need to packed lunch on both days.

Our courses incorporate the induction course for the SGBA safety boats so, after successfully completing the course, you can book the safety boats for your personal use.

Details of this year's PB2 courses are available on the calendar. Guidance for the online booking process can be found here. If you have any questions please contact

The course is taught by our own Club Based Powerboat Instructors.

Last updated 11:47am on 19 May 2024

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