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. 

Course pre-requisites: None

Course duration: 2 days

Minimum age: 12 years-

Although RYA Minimum age is 12, the Royal Torbay Yacht Club would recommend you speak to our Training Principal or Chief Instructor before booking this course for anyone under the age of 15.

Trainee : Instructor ratio: 1:3

Provided with the course: Powerboat Handbook, Powerboat Logbook and light refreshments

You will need: Writing materials, a recent passport photo (for your powerboat licence), appropriate clothing, buoyancy aid or life jacket (will need to conform to standards)(we have limited number to loan so please get in touch if you need one) , sun-screen, packed lunch.

Member Price £175

Non Member Price £250

Training courses are subject to last minute cancellation due to weather, low uptake, or unforeseen circumstances. If your course is cancelled, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund.

Refunds cannot be issued less than 14 days before the Training. You cannot reschedule a training session less than 14 days before the event.  

Dates the course are running are listed below, please click the relevant date to book the course and see more details.