RYA Powerboat Level 1

Powerboat Level 1 & RIBZ 4 KIDZ Junior Course in North Wales

This one day certificated course has been designed as an interactive fun day for children from 8 to 12 years. Most of the day is spent on the water teaching safety and boat handling a R.I.B. At the end of the day the exhausted children go home with a mine of information and a nautical 'goody' bag!

Why should you take the course?

  • Give your children confidence on the water
  • A great course for adults wanting an introduction to powerboating
  • Learn more about water safety

What will you learn?

During the two days you will learn the following skills:

  • Launch & Recovery (children aged 8 to 11 will observe)
  • Boat Handling
  • Preparation of boat & crew
  • Leaving & coming alongside
  • Picking up & securing to a mooring buoy
  • Leaving & coming alongside
  • Being towed

What is the cost?

The course runs for 1 day with the RYA Powerboat Level 1 costing £125 per person.

Course Requirements & Outcomes

Assumed knowledge None, for beginners and children aged 8 to 11
Duration 1 day
Minimum age 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Course content Launch and recovery (8-11 year olds observe), preparation of boat and crew, boat handling, picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed
Ability after course Able to drive under supervision

What do I need to bring?

Warm clothing, waterproofs and suitable shoes to wear on the vessel and pontoons. Also bring a passport photo so we can attach this to your RYA Ensored Certificate.

Additional Information & Accommodation

There will be a maximum of 3 people per vessel on this course. This ensures that you get as much time as possible driving the boat and a personalised course experience. Should you require accommodation whilst taking the course we can recommend you a number of Airbnb properties as well as hotels.

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