Bristol Maritime Academy STCW course
STCW95/ 2010 Training
February 28, 2017
21 Day Overseas Watersports Industry Experience Course
April 12, 2017

Powerboat Level 2 (Inland)

Course Phone: 0117 929 1153

Details Price Qty
18th & 19th Julyshow details + £210.00 (GBP)  

  • 18th & 19th July
    July 18, 2019 - July 19, 2019
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm

This is a 2-day course designed for beginners to give you the skills and experience to safely drive and manoeuvre a powerboat up to 10 meters in daylight in inland waterways.

This in depth course covering boat handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations and is the most popular course within the RYA Powerboat Scheme as introduces people to powerboating in close quarters but also at high speed.

The course takes place in Bristol’s historic floating harbour with slow speed manoeuvring, this gives powerboat drivers the opportunity to drive in to the centre of Bristol by boat and practice mooring at the many pontoons and landings around the harbour (it is also good for sightseeing locations such as the SS Great Britain and the M-shed).

ICC for using a Powerboat Abroad

The RYA Powerboat level 2 course can be taken inland and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly. The International Certificate of Competence or “ICC” is essential if a boat owner or charterer requires evidence of competence when visiting another European country.

If you are planing to go to France make sure that you also have your CEVNI licence too.

Assumed Knowledge:

None, Beginner. May be preceded by RYA Powerboat Level 1

Course content:

Slow speed & high speed boat manoeuvring, launching and landing, safety equipment, being towed and picking up a mooring, man overboard recovery, basic theory and driving in river waters.

Ability after the course:

Able to safety drive and manoeuvre a powerboat up to 10 meters in daylight conditions in inland waterways.

Minimum Age restriction:

Age 12 +


Bristol Maritime Academy, Underfall Yard, Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS1 6XG, United Kingdom