RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling Course

The RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling Course provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It aims to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations.

The course can be taken at an inland or coastal location and our location in Port Solent Marina offers an ideal location for this course, with access to the sheltered and extensive waters of Portsmouth Harbour, as well as the Solent . It may be conducted in a variety of boat types, both planing and displacement. The certificate issued will be endorsed to show the type of boat in which the training took place.

What's Included

  • 2 days of instruction
  • Instructor  
  • Wet weather gear and life jacket
  • Fuel, gas and engine hours
  • RYA Level 2 Powerboat Certificate upon successful completion of the course 


Our Prometheus Sailing powerboat training vessel is a high quality Ribeye 785 with a Yamaha 250 engine, Garmin Plotter, Icom VHF and a Fusion 5 speaker sound system. 


Our price for a RYA Powerboat Level 2 course is £250 per person.

2024 course dates

8-9th June

22-23rd June

6-7th July

Create your own bespoke date for a booking of 2 or 3 people - contact us for more details.