RYA Powerboat Instructor

Want to share your love of powerboating with others?

The course provides candidates with the skills and techniques to enable them to teach the powerboat scheme within an RYA training centre. The course is run over 4 days, the first day of which is an assessment that has to be passed before you can continue with the course. If you wish to discuss the standard please contact the office.

The remaining 3 days introduces the techniques and skills required to deliver the national powerboat scheme and effective training of people both afloat and ashore. The course is moderated on the last day.
The course includes : G48 Start Powerboating, G19 Power Schemes Instructor Handbook, G20 Powerboat Schemes Syllabus and logbook.

Please note the following pre-requistes for this course:

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • First Aid Certificate (8 hour minimum)
  • Provide a Health Declaration or Medical Questionaire
  • Experience: Five seasons experience of powerboating logged (preferably in range of boat types and sizes) OR one season for those who use powerboats as an integral part of their normal full-time occupation.
  • Pre-Entry Assessment: Candidates must attend a skills assessment prior to their instructor training course. Details can be found in the RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook (G19).
  • Qualified to Teach: Up to and including Powerboat Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor. If you hold the Safety Boat Certificate, you may also teach the RYA Safety Boat Course.
  • Validity: Five years from date of issue, provided that a valid first aid certificate is maintained.
  • Minimum age 16
  • Membership of the RYA required

The ratio of students to instructors will not exceed 6:1 (using two boats).

In the event that there are no dates showing as available, please register your interest using this short form.