RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course

An internationally recognised qualification for the driving of powerboats up to 10m in length. This course gives you the opportunity to gain a qualification whilst on holiday and become qualified in boat handling and seamanship in powerboats, focusing on low speed close quarters handling.


Involving both theory and practical elements, this 3-day course is the basis for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) and will run in the mornings in a group of up to three at a time. Skills taught include:

  • Low speed handling
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Planing and powerboat seamanship
  • Basic navigation


Assumed knowledge None.
May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating.
Duration 9.30am – 1.30pm
Monday – Wednesday or Thursday – Saturday
Minimum age 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate and must be accompanied by an adult who will need to do the course also if not already qualified.
Course content Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard.
Ability after the course Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.


We run two courses per week. The first starts on Monday and finishes on Wednesday and the second starts on Thursday and finishes on Saturday. The course costs £550.


Due to limited spaces, we strongly advise booking your space with our UK team prior to your arrival. Visit our Guest Hub to book your place now.