RYA/MCA Powerboat Level II

The RYA Powerboat Level II Course is a course which is a part of the RYA National Powerboat Scheme and is invaluable to those who will come into contact with small open power boats such as RIBs (rigid inflatable boats), sports boats and small launches during their Career.

Whether you enter the yachting world to sail recreationally or for work as a crew member on a Yacht (Skipper, Mate of Watch or First Mate) or a Super Yacht (Deck Hand, Steward/ess or Chef), the Powerboat Level II Course will be valuable to your training and give you that added appeal when applying for a job.

Considered by many to be the 'driving license' for powerboats; your RYA Powerboat Course will cover a detailed introduction to small power boats that will provide you with the skills and background knowledge needed for you to safely pilot a powerboat from Yacht to shore with confidence. You will also gain a basic understanding of Powerboat motors and how they work.

Course contents:

  • Launching and Recovery
  • Close Quarters Handling
  • High Speed Manoeuvres
  • Basic Boat Handling and Control
  • Collision Regulations
  • Securing to a Buoy
  • Anchoring, Towing, Leaving and Fueling
  • Coming Alongside and Mooring
  • Man Overboard Procedure
  • Emergency Procedures

After you have successfully completed this course you will be awarded your RYA/MCA Powerboat Level II Course Completion Certificate and you will be a self-sufficient power boater in the right conditions, aware of your own limitations and those of your craft.

Course Fees include:

Your Own Copy to Keep

  • RYA Start Powerboating
  • Exercise books for notes and sketches.
  • RYA Course Completion Certificate

Course Fees :

R 4 160 in Cape Town (Outsourced to SYSA)

R 4 160 in Saldnaha Bay (1 night Accommodation Included)

Group Rate 10% discount on bookings of 2 or more in Saldanha Bay. 

Course Dates:

Every Saturday and Sunday - Please call or email to check availability & Booking

If you have a friend that will join you then we can put on a Course for you on Dates of your choosing.

Terms and Conditions apply.   We reserve the right to change course content, dates and prices without notice.


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