ISA National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2)

This is an excellent course for those looking for a comprehensive and practical step by step guide to all that is powerboating. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets of powerboats in the country. This includes everything from small tiller arm 15hp right up to RIBs with 175hp on the back. Successful students receive the "National Powerboat Certificate".

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Who should do this course?

This is an ideal beginner course, covering all you need to know to safely operate a powerboat. This course can include all the material from the introductory course so you don't need to have completed it in advance, however, even limited previous powerboating experience is a help. Participants must be aged 16 years or older.

Course Fee

  • €319 per person
  • 2 people booking at the same time - €299 per person
  • 3 people booking at the same time - €269 per person

Full Course Schedule

Courses can be delivered on other dates and on a one to one basis (additional charges may apply).

Course Syllabus

The course lasts runs on Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am-5.30pm and covers:

  • Learning how to Leave and Come Alongside a Dock.
  • Learning the art of picking up a Mooring.
  • Anchoring.
  • Turning in confined spaces / operating in busy marina areas.
  • Recovering a person fallen overboard.
  • Rules of the Road.
  • Launch and Recovery from a Road Trailer.
  • Safety and Planning.
  • Tying up to a dock.
  • All necessary knots to include Round Turn, Reef Knot and Bowline.

The above is just a taste of the many areas covered on the course. We aim to provide you with the perfect foundation and template in the sport of Powerboating. The course is conducted in a number of different boat types which may include tiller arm Yak boats with 15 horse power engines and RIBs (Rigid inflatable boats) of up to 175 horse power.

Course Dates...

Courses run over a Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am-5.30pm each day, unless stated otherwise. ​You can book online below, or by calling us on 01 2844195. Please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions prior to enrolling. Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

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Amendments to bookings due to COVID-19

  • In light of the current situation, we have significantly relaxed our booking terms and conditions. If courses cannot run due to issues relating to COVID-19 we will move bookings without penalty, or refund fees where a suitable alternative cannot be found.
  • Please see the current schedule alterations here.
  • If you make a future booking, please be reassured that if the course is unable to go ahead due to restrictions extending beyond the current restrictions we will reschedule the course to a time of your convenience or refund the fees.

Weekend courses run Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am each day

  • Weekend Course 28B: 12th and 13th September  - Fully Booked
  • Weekend Course 29: 19th and 20th September - Fully Booked
  • Weekend Course 30: 26th and 27th September - Fully Booked

Weekday Courses run on stated days from 10am - 5pm each day

  • Weekday Course 18: Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th September - Fully Booked
  • Weekday Course 19: Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th September - Fully Booked

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Weekend Course 31: 3rd and 4th October - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 32: 10th and 11th October - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 33: 17th and 18th October - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 34: 24th and 25th October - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 35: 31st October and 1st November - Fully Booked

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Weekend Course 36: 7th and 8th November - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 37: 14th and 15th November - Fully Booked
Weekend Course 38: 21st and 22nd November - Fully Booked

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