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Half a day

RYA Powerboat 
Instructor Skills Assessment

This short course is compulsory for anyone wishing to sign up for a powerboat instructors course.

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Topics Covered 

(not exhaustive - click below for more info)

  • Picking up a mooring buoy

  •  Man overboard recovery

  • Turning in a confined space

  • Coming alongside

  • IRPCS and Bylaws

  • Charts and Important Symbols

  • Buoyage

  • Tides and Tidal Streams

  • Weather

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It is a check on your proficiency in boat handling and your background knowledge of the shore-based elements of the powerboat
Level 2 course syllabus.

It’s a good opportunity for you to demonstrate your abilities in the subjects being assessed.

Next Steps


  • Lifejacket

  • Modern facilities with hot/cold drinks and refreshments

  • Use of our boat

  • Enthusiastic, approachable and experienced instructors that are here to help you

What To Bring

  • ​Warm clothes 

  • A good attitude to learn and demonstrate your knowledge!

  • 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

Half day course

Max student to instructor ratio is 1 : 1

Minimum age is 16

A high standard of boat handling, seamanship and personal knowledge is required, all to the level of powerboat level 2 certificate course.


This course is ideal for employment at RYA training centres or working on
super yachts who wish to also qualify as a jet ski instructor.

Skills Gained

When the assessment is completed your trainer will make an entry into your logbook G20 giving details of the venue, date and assessment outcome. This is what you will require to show your RYA Powerboat Instructor course trainer as proof of successful completion.

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

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