RYA Powerboat Level 1 Training course run by Saltwater RYA Powerboat Training Centre based in Christchurch, Dorset

Want to dip your toe in the powerboating water, or need to feel more capable when going out with the family?

An introduction to powerboating – RYA Powerboat Level 1

This one day experience course will give you the chance to handle a boat and learn the sorts of things you need to know to be useful on board.

Things like tying up to a buoy and onto a mooring pontoon. How to handle ropes and tie the simple knots needed. How to assist with launching and recovery, and best of all, get real handling experience at the wheel in harbour and flying along at sea!

Price - £250.00 inc VAT

After the course

You with be able to handle a powerboat under supervision

Course Content

1. Assisting in launch and recovery

2. Preparing boat and crew to go to sea

3. Basic boat handling at low and high speeds

4. Mooring to a buoy and alongside a pontoon

5. Basic Buoyage and rules of the road

Course details

Previous experience required: None

Minimum age: 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate.

Duration: One day


Season 2023/24

Season 2023/24
Call Will for all boat training requirements on
01202 836721

Bespoke Tuition to suit your requirements, can also include crew training on your boat.
Call Will to discuss on
01202 836721

Saltwater RYA Powerboat training centre is perfectly situated to offer on-the-water powerboat training on river, harbour and inshore waters

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Our Details:

Saltwater Experience
Bailey Bridge Marina,
10 Bailey Drive,
Dorset BH23 2BN

Tel: 01202 836721

Principal: Will Eveleigh
Chief Instructor: Lloyd James