A formal course to allow you to safely learn the basics of driving a powerboat. The course takes between 6 and 8 hours, depending on the number of attendees and enables candidates to drive powerboats under supervision.
RYA Start Powerboating (level 1)
Course and session timing
How to book
- 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
Our courses run daily upon request
See a course in progress
Please ensure that you read and understand our COVID-19 procedures and the terms and conditions of your course contract with us. Copies of these will be emailed with your course confirmation and are available, laminated, at the beach. You will be asked to sign to confirm that you have read and understood them.