RYA Powerboat Level 2 Training - £350

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 was developed for those who want to learn how to operate a small boat safely in daylight hours on Coastal and Inland waters.
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RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course Taught by the very best instructors at Boatability 

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 Training runs from Trafalgar Wharf, Portsmouth and takes 2 days to complete; starting at 9:am through to approximately 5:pm daily. The maximum Student:instructor Ratio permitted is 3:1 per boat; all courses are delivered in English. On completion of the course you will be issued the RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling Certificate, allowing you to apply for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC). The Start Powerboating Handbook is included in the course price.
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We are very fortunate to be based in Portsmouth and believe we have the best training location in the country, if not the world...

What The Course Will Cover:

  • How to set up a boat ready to go to sea 
  • Basic engine checks 
  • Launch and recovery of a boat (if you want to use your own boat and trailer for this please let us know) 
  • What Safety gear you should have and how to wear or use it! 
  • Methods on how to start/stop a boat 
  • Man Overboard procedures 
  • How to work with and against the elements during slow boat manoeuvres 
  • Different techniques of coming alongside and leaving a berth 
  • Slow speed drills, remember 'Slow is Pro' 
  • Ropes and knots 
  • Knowledge of how to tow a boat (salvage) 
  • Local regulations and where to find them 
  • How to avoid an accident at sea using the International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea - IRPCS 
  • Understanding the weather 
  • Using an Almanac to get the tide times and other info 
  • Chart work and basic navigation including GPS and covering the buoyage system IALA 
  • Planing speed manoeuvres 
  • Anchoring & Mooring 
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With a range of modern and new boats, the latest engines, top notch safety equipment as well as the provision of foul weather clothing all included, all of our courses are safe, fun and informative. Instruction is delivered from very experienced instructors, including ex Royal Navy Specialist trainers, an instructor who has been with us for 15+ years, and a current Lifeboat Helmsman, rest assured you will certainly get value for money! Even our mechanics (who we have taught) are powerboat world record holders and currently competing in the P2 World Championship. These guys keep our boats top line as well as offer plenty of advice and expertise to the team. Please read some of our feedback via Google Review and our Testimonial / Clients tab at the top of this page to see what our customers say...

Regarding pricing, we don't profess to be the cheapest but I think if you take into consideration that we teach the Royal Navy and organisations such as the Fire Service, we are certainly one of the best! Our Powerboat Level 2 costs £350 per person, this includes VAT, certification, The RYA Power boating handbook, ICC application form, all safety equipment, boats and fuel and if the weather is bad the foul weather gear is free too! The course can also be run from your location using your own boat, depending on type and suitability.

The Price of Our RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course

Regarding pricing our RYA Powerboat Level 2 Training, we don't profess to be the cheapest but we think if you take into consideration that we teach the Royal Navy and organisations such as the Fire Service, we are certainly one of the best! Our Powerboat Level 2 costs £350* per person, this includes VAT, certification, The RYA Powerboating handbook, ICC application form, all safety equipment, boats and fuel and if the weather is bad the foul weather gear is free too! The course can also be run from your location using your own boat, depending on type and suitability.

- You can also complete the RYA Level 2 using your own boat, which costs £550 for a max of 3 people.

- For the experienced skipper a direct assessment can be undertaken over ½ day period costing £250.

- We can also offer own boat tuition to help fine tune and overcome those nervous moments: £75ph.

*We may be able to offer a discount during the winter months (Nov - March), depending on availability; please ask when enquiring
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Why is Portsmouth the best Location to get your ICC Boat Licence?

5 square miles of sheltered harbour so we can always find somewhere to operate even in the harshest conditions in the unlikely event we can't get out to the open sea
Just about every type of buoy and navigation mark to experience first hand so enhances the learning experience
Historic fortifications and landscapes to enjoy
Plenty of shipping traffic to play with
Plenty of Isle of wight destinations for Intermediate and Advanced courses
Great location for evening entertainment and food
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