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3 days

RYA Powerboat Instructor 

Are you passionate about powerboating and do you want to share your love of powerboating with others? Then this course is for you! Aimed at those that wish to make a career in the marine training industry and work at RYA training centres, it is designed to prepare and assess potential instructors.

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Topics Covered 

(not exhaustive - click below for more info)

  • All the principals involved In being an effective instructor

  • Delivering theory subjects

  • Preparation and effective use of visual aids

  • Lesson and programme planning

  • Teaching styles

  • Practical driving

  • Reviewing and feedback skills

  • The standards required by the RYA

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This course will concentrate on how
to deliver the courses so that your students get the best out of them and leave your course confident and skilled in powerboat handling. It includes practical training sessions in the classroom and afloat using fellow candidates and practise students.

Next Steps


  • Modern facilities with hot/cold drinks and refreshments + plenty biscuits :)

  • Enthusiastic, approachable and experienced instructors

  • The use of our boat, classroom facilities, and training aids

What To Bring

  • A good attitude to learn!

  • A packed lunch or money to eat out.

And that's it. We will provide you with quality service. Any questions? Check our FAQs.

More Info

3 days

Student to instructor ratio is 6 : 1

Minimum age is 16

Previous Knowledge and Experience:

At least 1 season driving powerboats full time or 5 part time seasons.


Required Certificates:

A first aid certificate, powerboat level 2 certificate, a medical declaration, and a powerboat instructors pre-skills assessment certificate.


This course is ideal for employment at RYA training centres or working on

Skills Gained

Able to teach the Powerboat level 1 and 2 courses also the Safety boat course at at an RYA recognised training centre if you hold the instructors certificate. If you hold the PW certificate of competence you can complete a 1 day conversion course to become a PW instructor. If you work on super yachts you can then
complete the PW instructors course for use on your super yacht.

Unlock your potential!

Check out our next available dates and book now. Any questions? Check out or FAQs​, and please get in touch.

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