RYA Powerboat Level One

Aim: to provide a practical introduction to boat handling in powerboats. The one day course may be conducted in a variety of boat types, both planing and displacement and the certificate issued will be endorsed accordingly. The ratio of students to instructors should not exceed 3:1.

Duration: 1 day minimum

Minimum age: 8
8 to 11 year olds will receive the Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed (the holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult in the vessel).
12 to 16 year olds will receive a Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed (the holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult).

SECTION A: PRACTICAL

Launch and Recovery (8 to 11 year olds to observe this session only) - knowledge of:
Preparation of Boat and Crew - understands: Can: Boat Handling - knowledge of: Understands: Can: Picking Up and Securing to a Mooring Buoy - knowledge of: Leaving and Coming Alongside - knowledge of: Understands: Can: Being Towed - knowledge of: SECTION B: THEORY

Knowledge of: Understands: