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The RYA Powerboat Level 2 syllabus is suitable for candidates aged 12 upwards, with no prior experience required.
Upon successful completion of the PB2 course, candidates can submit an application to the RYA to obtain their ICC (subject to eligibility).
RYA Level 2 Powerboat Training
Powerboat.London offers RYA accredited training with Focus Marine – a Recognised Training Centre that offers powerboat, VHF, and First Aid training on the Thames in London.
Select course dates from the dropdown list below
|Course date||Price||Stock status|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Sat 31st July & Sun 1st August, 09:30-17:00||£435.00||Fully booked place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Mon 2nd & Tue 3rd August, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||Fully booked place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Sat 7th & Sun 8th August, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||Fully booked place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Sat 14th & Sun 15th August, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||Fully booked place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Wed 18th & Thu 19th August, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||In stock2 place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Sat 21st & Sun 22nd August, 09:00-16:30||£435.00||In stock2 place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Sat 28th & Sun 29th August, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||Fully booked place(s) remaining|
|RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Mon 31st August & Tue 1st September, 10:00–17:30||£435.00||In stock3 place(s) remaining|
Our Standard courses require a minimum of two candidates in order to run. If you are a single candidate booking onto a course at short notice with 3 places remaining, please contact us as we may have another single booking enquiry that would allow us to run the course.
RYA Level 2 Powerboat Syllabus
Clothing and equipment
Types of craft
Launch and recovery
Tides and tidal streams
Introduction to charts & symbols
Pilotage and passage planning
Cold water shock
Advice for restricted visibility
Fire precautions and fire fighting
Man Overboard procedure
Slow speed handling
High Speed manoeuvres
High speed turns
Trim tabs & power trim
Turning in a confined space
Turning using springs
Leaving and coming alongside in a range of conditions (wind & tide)
Mooring and Berthing
Approach and securing to a mooring buoy
Mooring alongside a pontoon
Man Overboard – standard approach
Man Overboard – drift-down method
Recovery of Man Overboard into craft
Use of steering compass
Execute basic passage plan
International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
The ICC is intended to provide evidence of competence when requested by officials in foreign countries.
It is issued by the RYA in the United Kingdom to British Nationals and UK Residents (of any nationality), aged 16 or older.
If you are neither a British national nor resident in the UK, check here whether the RYA can issue your ICC
The RYA currently charges a certificate fee of £47 for issue of the ICC (free for RYA members!)
The cost of RYA membership is equivalent to (or in some cases less than) the cost of ICC certification; for non-members, it is worth considering using the membership sign-up option on the back of the ICC form at the point of application.
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Safety and hygiene
Keeping everyone safe on the water is our top priority, and this means running our sessions slightly differently to the way we would usually.
Covid-19 risk mitigation
We are constantly reviewing our policies in line with the latest government guidelines.
Hand-sanitising facilities for use by all candidates upon arrival
Delivered whilst afloat, in order to minimise indoor contact-time
Outdoors & whilst afloat
Social distancing to be maintained wherever possible.
VHF Radio training
We additionally offer VHF Radio training and assessment for candidates who would like to obtain the VHF SRC (Short Range Certificate) – which is the minimum qualification required for operating a Marine VHF radio.
First Aid training
The RYA first aid course includes special considerations given to performing first aid in marine environments, as well as common first aid topics.
Topics include resuscitation, the recovery position and treatment of most common injuries such as bleeding, breaks and burns.
We operate from Chiswick Pier, located off Corney Reach Way in London W4.
Please check your joining instructions for detailed information about where to join your course.