North Staffs Powerboat / Dam Head / Rudyard Lake / Staffordshire ST13 8XB
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The purpose of this course is to provide a practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats.
Course Duration: 1 day Minimum
Min Age: 8 years old
8 to 11 year olds will receive the Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed – “The holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult on board the craft”.
12 to 16 year olds will receive a Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed – “The holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult”.
You do not require any previous boating experience for this course.
Conducted with a maximum ratio of 3 students per instructor in 1 boat.
Course Dates 2018
Please contact us if you are interested in a Level 1 Course. These will be provided on demand and may well be conducted on a weekend day to suit yourselves.
Min 3 persons required for a user defined course date.
RYA Start Powerboating Level 1 -
Loading and balancing the boat and the effect on handling and performance
Local Byelaws and insurance
Crew numbers: minimum number in the boat, keeping a look out
Awareness of other water users, including effect of wash
Application of IRPCS.
Understands rules 5, 6 and conduct around commercial shipping in confined waters