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Learn to Drive a Powerboat in Cornwall - RYA PB2

  • Location PL24 2TL
  • Price from £240.00
  • Boating
  • Learn new skills


Get out on the water in 2020 and learn how to drive a powerboat this year with one of our Powerboat Level 2 courses.
This entry-level powerboat course provides skills and background knowledge required to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. The course covers low-speed, close quarter boat handling, launching and recovery, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard recovery as well as an introduction to driving at planing speed and collision regulations.
2020 dates: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th May Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th August Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th August
NOTE - We’ve changed how we operate due to Covid-19 with your health and safety in mind. If you’ve got any questions on the steps we’ve taken, just drop us a message

Day 1

You'll be kitted up and briefed before heading down to the boats. The day might look something like this, although it is subject to weather, tides, and conditions!
Trailer/Slipways, Parts of the boat & controls, Types of boat/engine, Safety Equipment & Killcord, Basic Boat equipment, Introduce high speed manoeuvres, Introduce low speed boat control. There'll be a lunch break where you'll be able to buy food from our cafe or eat your own packed lunch. Theory will also be covered on land.

Day 2

After getting kitted up again, you'll head down to the boats. The day might include the following: Practice and refine boat control, Anchor & Towing , Man Overboard, Rules of the road, Chart work, GPS/compass work.

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What's included

  • Drink hot drinks
  • Equipment buoyancy aids, wetsuit, kit
  • Other RYA log book, changing rooms, hot showers

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing layers to keep warm on the water
  • Waterproofs
  • Food packed lunch or money for lunch
  • Drink
  • Other swimming kit, towel, beach shoes


Custom Policy

By Polkerris Beach: ​We may cancel or postpone activities at any stage in the event of bad weather, equipment failure or other factors beyond our control. In this event, we will offer alternative session dates or a full refund where applicable. By Customers:​ In the event of cancellation, notice must be received 7 days prior to session/course date. A cancellation fee of £20 will be charged. There will be no refund for cancellations within 7 days of the session date or if you do not arrive for the session/course. If you have to postpone your booking, we will try and arrange an alternative date but reserve the right to charge a late notice fee.


PL24 2TL


Polkerris Beach Company

Polkerris Beach Company

Polkerris Beach Company is the experience provider for Learn to Drive a Powerboat in Cornwall - RYA PB2