Powerboat Courses

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 Powerboat Certificate (Level 2) and have at least 8 hours driving experience. It is strongly recommended that participants hold a VHF radio operators certificate and a first aid certificate.

Course Dates

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

  • Course 1: 4th and 5th February
  • Course 2: 18th and 19th February
  • Course 3: 18th and 19th March - Course Full
  • Course 4:  14th and 15th October

Cost - €289 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.

Book Now

​Once you have chosen a date that suits you can book online below, or by calling us on 01 2844195. All major Credit / Debit Cards accepted. 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.




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