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RYA Powerboat

Whether you just want to try powerboating or learn more about boat handling skills or even refresh your powerboating knowledge and skills, you can do all that at Dive College Lanzarote. Since 2012 DCL has been an accredited RYA Training Centre. We offer the very popular RYA Powerboat Level 1 and Level 2 courses that you can join without any prior knowledge or skills. RYA Training is developed for different ages, abilities and goals. The RYA qualifications are known and respected the world over.
All courses will be taken aboard the JANNI, 7.5mtr VALIENT RIB with Suzuki 175 hp outboard 4 stroke engine. Our boat is equipped with VHF radio, gps and all safety equipment.

RYA Powerboat Level 1

Price for one person 175 euro and for 2 persons 299 euro

This course is an introduction to powerboating and includes everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment. It can either be taken as a stand-alone course or integrated into the two-day Level 2 course.

Assumed knowledge: None
Minimum duration: 1 day
Minimum age: 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Ability after the course: Able to drive under supervision

The course consists of the following elements:
Preparation
• Launching & recovering
• Safety equipment
• Pre-start checks
• Personal buoyancy

Boat handling and manoeuvres
• Starting and stopping
• Use of kill cord
• Steering controls
• Securing to a buoy
• Leaving and coming alongside
• Being towed

Theory and background
• IRPCS
• Rope work
• Awareness of other water users

For the powerboat course level 1 and 2 you need the RYA START POWERBOATING manual (product number G48) that is including the course price. If you like to start your course today Download the FREE 'RYA Books' App either through the App Store or Google Play and you will be able to access this eBook either as a free taster or by buying the full version. If you buy the full version we refund this on the course price.

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Price for one person 325 euro and for 2 persons 599 euro

This popular two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It includes close quarters handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations.

Assumed knowledge: None. May be preceded by Level 1.
Minimum duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Ability after the course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.

The course consists of the following elements:

Preparation
• Launching & recoveringstart powerboating
• Safety equipment
• Lines and fenders
• Fuel tanks

Boat handling and manoeuvres
• Effects of current or tide
• High and low speed manoeuvering
• Propeller controls
• Securing to a buoy
• Anchoring
• Leaving and coming alongside
• Man overboard

Theory and background
• Types of craft and engine
• Maintenance checks
• IRPCS
• Weather forecasts
• Emergency action

 

For the powerboat course 1 and 2 you need the RYA START POWERBOATING manual (product number G48) that is including the course price. If you like to start the course today Download our FREE 'RYA Books' App either through the App Store or Google Play and you will be able to access this eBook either as a free taster or by buying the full version.

Powerboat Level 2 is also the pre-requisite for the ICC (International Certificate of Competence), for which a separate application can be made to the RYA upon successful completion of the course. UK RESIDENTS ONLY

Dive college  lanzarote
    • Location

      C/C La Mulata
      Calle Lanzarote 1
      35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
      Canary Islands 

      Opening hours

      Monday-Saturday: 9AM-6PM
      Sunday: 9AM-6PM(July-Oct)