powerboat level 2

Tender Driver- National Powerboat course

RIB Course RYA Powerboat level 2port forum powerboating

Entry Requirements: Min age 16 – Physically fit

A tender drivers certificate required to operate in Northern Mediterranean waters.

The course is taught in english.

Practical and theory over 2 days

Day 1 practical and theory

“Safety at sea
VHF Radio operationsRIB 091
Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
Launching and recovery
Anchors and anchoring
Nautical terminology
Boat handling under power
Man overboard procedures
Basic navigation and pilotage
Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)

Day 2 Practical applications 

” Slow and high speed turns
” Close quarters maneuvering
” Docking under average conditions
” Departing dock or mooring
” Beaching
” MOB procedures


The qualification offers:

Covers vessels up to 15m (45′)

Driven by outboard motors
In fair weather,
No horsepower limitations
No accommodation,
Up to 20 miles from a safe haven.

This RYA certificate can be commercially endorsed if required with additional short courses.

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