Powerboating Courses

Level 1 - Start Powerboating

This course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

Course Content

A one day introduction to powerboating

  • Launch and recovery (8-11 year olds observe)
  • Preparation of boat and crew
  • Boat handling
  • Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy
  • Being towed

Price: €250.00

Assumed Knowledge: None
Minimum Age: 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Minimum Duration: 1 Day
Ability after the course: Able to drive under supervision

Level 2 - Powerboat Handling

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC). 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 a coastal location.
Course Content
  • Launching and recovery
  • Boat handling
  • Securing to a buoy
  • Anchoring
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Man overboard
Price: €450.00
Assumed Knowledge: None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating
Minimum Age: 12 Years Old
Minimum Duration: 2 days
Ability after the course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft
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