RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assesement:

The half day powerboat skills assessment is a compulsory element to taking your Powerboat Instructors Course. It will run through all the elements shown below. You can take the assessment up to 6 months prior to your dates of your instructors course and the sooner you can take it the more time it would leave to potentially work on any elements you may require prior to the first day of the Instructor Course.

Course overview:

Candidates will be expected to competently complete the below during their assessment:

  • Hold off a mark
  • Pick up and secure to a buoy
  • Moor alongside up/downtide
  • Turn using warps
  • Turn in a confined space
  • Recover a man overboard (dummy)
  • Stop and start the engine
  • Planing speed runs including figure 8 and ‘U’ turns
  • Theory including charts, tides, buoyage, colregs and pilotage

Duration: 1/2 day

Minimum age: 1

Previous experience: Ability to demonstrate all of the above skills

Course fees

Assessment Fee

If undertaking a Powerboat Instructor Course with us:

£80 pp

If just completing assessment with us:

£150 pp

Each assessment will have up to 3 students to 1 Powerboat Trainer

Learn more about the RYA Instructors scheme on the RYA Website

Course dates and bookings

December 2019

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January 2020

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February 2020

Friday 14th

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March 2020

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April 2020

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May 2020

Friday 1st

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June 2020

Sunday 14th

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November 2020

Friday 20th

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September 2020

Monday 14th

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December 2020
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October 2020
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January 2021
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