The RYA PowerBoat Level 2 Course provides all the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis for of the International Certificate of Competence. It can also be used as a commercial certificate for taking out passengers*, or for insurance purposes. It is applicable to RIBs, Dories and Cruisers up to 10 metres. Course includes berthing, handling, high-speed manouvres, man-overboard and navigation.
a) Use of trailers and launchers b) Can prepare boat, lines, fenders, safety equipment, fuel tanks, lines, secure gear on-board. c)Understands crew factors and keeping a look-out d)Fire safety awareness and emergency fire actions. e) Can carry out pre-start checks, engine starting and stopping. f) Carry out low-speed manouvres inc turning in confined spaces, effect of wind. Aware of flood dangers. g) Can approach and secure to a buoy.
h) Understands methods of approach in various conditions i) Aware of taking way off, comms, check-holding and depth whilst anchoring j) Understands and can use different lines on board k) Aware of speed and angle-of-approach l) Can use springs and warps m) Can recover man-overboard and take charge in an emergency
m) Has knowledge and skills in safety, theory and navigation.
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