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Powerboat Training

Learn to drive a powerboat


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At Ballyholme Yacht Club we offer a range of courses for powerboating from our qualified instructors.


  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 November 2017
    25th November 2017 - 26th November 2017
    09:30 - 17:00

This two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

This course is a one day introduction to powerboating. It is not a requirement to complete before attending the Powerboat Level 2 Course. It is most popular for young people looking to learn the basics of powerboating as the minimum age is 8.

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This is our most popular powerboat course as is often the starting point to anyone intersted in learning to drive a powerboat. It is also a great course for those with some experience but want to become a more confident and capable driver.

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If you have experience on the water but do not have a powerboat qualification then you can organise a direct assessment. 

The safety boat course provides the skills needed to act as a safety boat for racing or training events. It covers a wide range of rescue techniques and elements of race managment such as mark laying.

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Interested in getting some more experience on the water with one of our instructors?

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