Powerboat

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".

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

  • €325 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 runs over two days from 9.30am-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 two days from 9.30am-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

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.

January

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

January                

  • Course 3: Saturday 22nd & 23rd January
  • Course 4: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th January

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February

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 5 Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th February
  • Course 6 Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th February 
  • Course 7 Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th February
  • Course 8 Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February  

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March

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 9: Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March
  • Course 10: Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March
  • Course 11: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March
  • Course 12: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th March

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April

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 13:Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd April     
  • Course 14: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April    
  • Course 15: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April 

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May

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 16 Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May
  • Course 17 Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May
  • Course 18 Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May
  • Course 19 Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May

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June

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 20 Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th June
  • Course 21 Thursday 9th and Friday 10th June
  • Course 22 Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June
  • Course 23 Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th June
  • Course 24 Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th June
  • Course 25 Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June
  • Course 26 Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st June
  • Course 27 Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd June
  • Course 28 Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th June
  • Course 29 Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June

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July

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 30: Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July
  • Course 31: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th July
  • Course 32: Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July
  • Course 33: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July
  • Course 34: Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th July
  • Course 35: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th July
  • Course 36: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July
  • Course 37: Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July
  • Course 38: Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st July
  • Course 39: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th July
  • Course 40: Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th July

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August

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 41 Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd August
  • Course 42 Thursday 4th and Friday 5th August
  • Course 43 Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August
  • Course 44 Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th August
  • Course 45 Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th August
  • Course 46 Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th August
  • Course 47 Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th August
  • Course 48 Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd August
  • Course 49 Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th August

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September

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 50 Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September
  • Course 51 Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September
  • Course 52 Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September

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October

Courses run from 9.30am each day and conclude between 5pm and 5.30pm.

  • Course 53 Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October
  • Course 54 Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October
  • Course 55 Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October
  • Course 56 Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October

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