RYA Power Boat Level 2

Book-Now-Button-PNG-PhotosThis is the most popular powerboat qualification and the course is a practical introduction to boat handling skills and provides the background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver.

By the end of the two-day course you should be capable of handling small powerboats safely and in a seaman like way. The course is 100% training with any assessment built in, which gives plenty of time for practicing manoeuvres and correcting faults.

You will learn how to launch and recover from a road trailer, high and low speed manoeuvres and seamanship skills such as man-overboard recovery and anchoring

The level 2 powerboat certificates is also the pre requisite for the RYA Safety Boat Course required when acting as a escort or coach boat for fleet dinghies, windsurfers or canoes and for racing training activities. The certificate can also be used as proof of competence when applying for the inland International Certificate of Competence. (ICC).

More information about the syllabus can be found on the RYA website: Level 2 Powerboat

Course Content:

RYA L2 Powerboat Sample Program

Pre-course requirements:

  • You must be over 16 to attend this course
  • 12 – 16 year olds can attend this course if accompanied by an adult.
  • No previous experience is required.


LOAI supplies a range of technical equipment including waterproofs and buoyancy aids. However you are welcome to use your own.

Please bring with you:

  • trainers that may get wet or wellies
  • warm clothes, hats and gloves (it can get cold when out on the water)
  • sunscreen and sunglasses
  • passport photo for PB2 certificate

2018 Course Dates: 

8th – 9th September

20th-21st October

3rd – 4th November

Please email our DofE and Course Co-ordinator on dofe@andertoncentre.co.uk for our latest prices and availability. 

Please note that courses need a min number of 4 candidates to run.

Private courses can also be arranged if you have 3 people booking and paying at the same time (discounted rates apply)