Powerboat

RYA Safety Boat Course

This course is designed for those seeking to improve their competency in the sport and focuses upon areas such as escorting racing fleets of dinghies, windsurfers and canoes; providing safety and rescue cover for training fleets and assisting in race management duties.

The syllabus includes the following:

  • Preparation of boat for use
  • Basic boat handling
  • Race management (sailing boats)
  • Approaching and assisting sailing dinghies, windsurfers, canoes & kayaks, kitesurfers
  • Towing
  • Boat types
  • Incident management and medical emergencies

Previous Experience/Knowledge Required:

Participants must hold a RYA Powerboat Handling (Level 2) Certificate. It is strongly recommended that participants hold a VHF radio operators certificate and a first aid certificate.

An assessment at the beginning of the couse may be required at our discretion. This is to ensure that all participants are at an appropriate skill level to absorb new knowledge and skills. 

Course Dates 2022...

Course run over a Saturday and Sunday from 9.30am to 5.30pm each day.

  • New dates announced shortly

Cost - €299 per person

If the scheduled dates don't suit, get in touch and we should be able to organise a course for times that suit you.

Amendments to bookings due to COVID-19

If you make a future booking, please be reassured that if the course is unable to go ahead due to public health restrictions we will reschedule the course to a time of your convenience or refund the fees.

EU Digital COVID Certificate

Since the 7th of December 2021 the EU Digital COVID Certificate is required for attending programmes such as the ones we offer. We will apply, expand and restrict this measure in line with regulations in place at the time of the programme. We will not refund fees where someone is unable to produce an EU Digital COVID Certificate at the time of their programme.

Book Now

​Once you have chosen a date that suits you can book online below, or by calling us on 01 2844195. Once you have booked in, we'll send you a confirmation email outlining your course, its date and start / finish times. 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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