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RYA Powerboat Level 2 (full)

  • 26 Jun 2021
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  • 27 Jun 2021
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RYA Powerboat Course - Level 2

Registration is essential for this event

We are pleased to offer RYA Powerboat Level 2 course, following the current Club COVID-19 guidelines. This course is a requirement for anyone interested in helping with Rescue Duties for the Club.

This two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. It includes:

  • Launching and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Securing to buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard
  • Close quarters handling
  • High speed manoeuvres
  • Collision regulations

Following successful completion of the course you should be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, and aware of own limitations and those of the craft.

Important Information for Participants

1. Course cost: £120

2. Minimum age: 16 years

3. This course is only available to Club members. For information about joining, please visit the website. Please ensure you have renewed your membership.

4. The Club's current COVID-19 guidelines will apply. Face masks will be worn at all times on the water. Helm and throttle controls will be regularly sanitised before and after each trainee.

5. Trainees should not attend if they have any symptoms or have been in contact with someone with COVID.

6. Please note the the Club's changing rooms are currently closed.

7. Please bring warm clothes, a drysuit, and a lifejacket. Hat and gloves are recommended. You will assist with launching and recovering the RIBs, so please be prepared to enter the water.

If you have any questions, please email

East Lothian Yacht Club | 36-40 Victoria Road | The Harbour | North Berwick | East Lothian | EH39 4JL

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