Boat training Coastal courses Suffolk

Coastal Courses

The RYA powerboat courses are for those using powered craft such as RIBs and sportsboats, and also for the professional boat skipper who is required to prove their competence or provide certification for work. Our courses can be run either Inland or Coastal.

The Powerboat Level 2 Certificate can also be used to apply for the International Certificate of Competence Coastal Power up to 10M LOA.

To discuss your training or to find out more information on what we can offer please do not hesitate to contact us on 07570 794196 or by email. We are open seven days a week.


Coastal Courses from East Coast Motorboat Training

RYA Powerboat Training Courses

RYA Level 1 Start Powerboating (1 day)

This course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.  It is ideal for introducing younger family members to powerboating, and for giving them an understanding of how they can be safe on the water.

Your instructor will cover all the basics of, preparation of boat and crew; boat handling; picking up and securing to a mooring buoy; leaving and coming alongside; being towed and  what to do in an emergency.

Maximum 3 people. Minimum age 12. Certificates for children aged between 12 and 16 will be endorsed to show that they must use boats only under the supervision of a responsible adult.


Offers:
Book 2 places for £290
Book 3 places for £430
Own boat call to discuss


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling (2 days)

This entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. It assumes no prior knowledge and so is ideal for the first timer, yet the more seasoned boater will learn plenty of tricks of the trade and tips to make their boating safer and more enjoyable. It is a hands-on course with minimal theory, and is not only an opportunity to learn new skills but also to have a fun day out!

Your instructor will cover, low speed close quarters handling;  man overboard recovery; securing to a buoy, anchoring, man overboard; driving at planing speed; an introduction to charts, pilotage and collision regulations.

Maximum 3 people. Minimum age 12. Certificates for children aged between 12 and 16 will be endorsed to show that they must use boats only under the supervision of a responsible adult.


Offers:
Book 2 places for £565
Book 3 places for £840
Own boat call to discuss


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Direct Assessment, experience required (1 day)

This is an assessment ideal for the more seasoned boater. Your instructor will be assessing your knowledge of, low speed close quarters handling;  man overboard recovery; securing to a buoy, anchoring, man overboard, driving at planing speed, chartwork, pilotage and the collision regulations.

Maximum 3 people. Minimum age 12. Certificates for children aged between 12 and 16 will be endorsed to show that they must use boats only under the supervision of a responsible adult.


Offers:
Book 2 places for £290
Book 3 places for £430
Own boat call to discuss


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Coastal Conversion (from Inland to Coastal)

This course is for those who already hold the RYA Powerboat Level 2 qualification on inland waters. Your instructor will cover, an introduction to charts, pilotage and collision regulations as well as spending time reviewing your inland course.

Minimum age 16.


Offers:
Book 2 places for £290
Book 3 places for £430
Own boat call to discuss


RYA ICC Coastal Power Training and Assessment up to 10M LOA, experience required (1 day)

The ICC (International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft) is a certificate for anyone who intends to use a boat abroad. We can offer ICC Coastal Power endorsements for vessels up to 10M LOA. This course is for anyone who already has helmsman experience and requires improvement of their skills along with the assessment.

Minimum age 16.


Offers:
Book 2 places for £290
Book 3 places for £430
Own boat call to discuss




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