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RYA Powerboat Courses 

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Powerboat Courses
This leaflet contains all the information you need to find a powerboat course.
Level 1 Start Powerboating
An introduction to launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and safety equipment
Level 2 Powerboat Handling
Learn close quarters handling, planing speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations
Pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using traditional and electronic navigational techniques
Driving by day and night in known or unfamiliar waters, and boat handling in more demanding conditions
Safety Boat
Skills for drivers of escort craft, safety boats, coach boats, and racing and training activities
Tender Operator Course
A course for those carrying passengers to and from a mothership by day and night
Courses for under 16s
Opportunities and advice for under 16s going cruising

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