The Level 2 powerboat course provides the skills and background knowledge necessary to be a competent powerboat driver
The safety boat course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes whether it is for racing or training activities.
If you have the equivalent of at least one full seasons powerboat driving experience then you can apply for a direct assessment for the level 2 certificate. Contact the sailing centre for details.
Oxford Sail Training Trust is recognised by the Royal Yachting Association as a Teaching Establishment, which means that you can be confident that the standard of tuition and equipment will be excellent. You will follow the RYA Powerboat scheme and the certificates are widely recognised.
RYA powerboat level 2 course
Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent driver in boat handling and seamanship skills. This is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. Please note this is a two day course and the minimum age is 12 years old.
RYA Safety Boat Course
After a seasons experience driving at R.Y.A powerboat Level 2 you are eligible to book onto a safety boat course. This course teaches the techniques and considerations when rescuing sailing dinghies windsurfers and other powerboats in distress. Please note this is a 2 day course and the minimum age is 16 years.