Powerboat Level 2

RYA Powerboat Level 2 training is the most versatile and best attended of all RYA courses. It is an excellent hands-on, confidence building course whilst learning in a fun and safe environment. This course is predominantly practical, however sections on navigation on seamanship are included.

Your RYA instructor will show you how to safely operate a powerboat in the confined spaces of the marina and also at increased speeds on the sea. (Please see syllabus link below).

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 is the UK standard to allow successful candidates to apply for their International Certificate of Competence for power boats under 10 metres.

  • All books and materials needed for the course are included in the course fee.
  • Minimum age to attend is 12.
  • Maximum ratio of students to Instructor is 3:1.
  • Candidates must be 16 to apply for an ICC.


There are other powerboating publications which are available to purchase, please ask your instructor or contact our offices on [email protected].

Students attending this course would benefit from also completing the RYA’s introduction to Navigation Theory Course. This can be done online and is called:

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Interactive course.