RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment Preparation:

What's involved in a skills assessment?

Duration: Minimum 4 hours

Minimum age: 16 years

Pre-requisties: RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate

Requirements: The candidate will be given the opportunity to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the subject being assessed. Therefore the candidate should be able to explain in great depth, including background theory and practical demonstration. 

'An example would be IRPCS. The Candidate could explain and demonstrate the correct actions to be taken to avoid collisions with our craft and the rules in the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course syllabus.'

Any / all of the items below will be assessed:

Practical Activities:

  • Familiarisation 
  • Holding Off
  • Picking up a mooring buoy
  • Coming alongside (into and with wind/tide)
  • Turn using warps
  • Turning in a confined space
  • Man overboard
  • Planing speed S and U turns


RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment Overview
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RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment Dates & Locations:

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Marine Education, RYA Training Centre - Poole, Dorset

RYA Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessments and RYA Powerboat Instructor Courses scheduled every month, year round..