RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment


This is a mandatory requirement ahead of the Powerboat Instructors course. If possible, assessment should be undertaken  a few weeks before the Instructor course, but we always schedule assessments for the day before an Instructor course, just in case you can’t make it sooner.

An RYA trainer will assess that you can perform all of the RYA Powerboat Level 2 manoeuvres to a good standard and have the supporting background knowledge required.

Course dates:
  • 2nd April 
  • 4th June
  • 22nd October
Duration:

0.5 - 1 day

Cost:
£75

Notes:

CANDIDATES FOR THE PRE-ASSESSMENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE COMPETENCE IN:

  • Holding off a mark
  • Picking up and securing to a buoy
  • Mooring alongside up/downtide
  • Turning using warps
  • Turning in a confined space
  • Recovering a man overboard (dummy)
  • Stopping and starting the engine
  • Planing speed manouevers
  • Theory including charts, tides, buoyage, colregs and pilotage
Pre-Requisites:
  • Minimum of 16 years old
  • Powerboat Level 2 Certificate