RYA Powerboat Level 2

Plymouth & Devon Schools Sailing Association RYA Powerboat Scheme Syllabus & Logbook G20 Book Cover Photo

This course teaches safe boat handling and seamanship in powerboats.

At PDSSA we take this course in a variety of powered craft on tidal coastal waters. You will gain experience in boats from small tiller steer RIBS to larger console wheel steer RIBS and also if time allows a run through the exercises in our Plymouth Pilot, a small displacement training powerboat.

It is recommended that all participants consolidate this short introduction with the Safety Boat Course and/or Intermediate powerboat day cruise course as well as practice between courses.

Duration


  • Two Days

Pre – requisites

ENDORSEMENTS FOR YOUNG DRIVERS UNDER 16 WILL BE ITEM 1 AND ITEM 2 FOR ANYONE THAT REQUIRES ANY FORM OF ASSISTANCE TO COMPLETE THE COURSE

  1. Is aged 12-16 years and should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult.
  2. For some reason Assistance is required to complete the course.

Course Detail

Launch and Recovery

Knowledge of:

  • The use of a trailer or launch trolley
  • Considerations of launching and sea conditions, including hazards and obstructions
  • Number of persons required to launch/recover
  • Construction, width and condition of slipway
  • Steep/slippery slipways, beach launching, lee shores
  • Care of trailer bearings, hitch, lashings, ties, lights and winch
  • Trailer parking

Can

  • Prepare the boat, lines, fenders, safety equipment, fuel tanks, lines and secure gear on board
  • Prepare to go afloat
  • Tie relevant knots

FAQ

Our Address is

Plymouth & Devon Schools Sailing Association
Boathouse 17
Madeira Road
The Hoe
Plymouth
PL1 2NX

Plymouth & Devon School's Sailing Association don't use sat nav post code to find us iconWARNING: Don’t use the postcode on a sat nav to find us….you won’t !!

You’ll find us at the southern end of the Barbican Wharves between the Barbican Landing stage, The Old White House on the end of Pheonix Wharf and Elphinstone car park. All of this below the south eastern quarter of the Royal Citadel. Check us out on the map here and on our contact page.

Course Dates

Date/Time Event Book
27/08/2018 - 28/08/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Powerboat Level 2 Course
Plymouth & Devon Schools Sailing Association, Plymouth Devon

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