|Prior experience required
|Duration of exam
|Number of students
||Minimum 3 / Maximum 3
Theory – At our office in Club Mykonos Private Resort
Practical – On our power boat on the Langebaan Lagoon
The aim it is to teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. The course may be conducted in a variety of boat types, both planing and displacement, and the certificate issued will be endorsed to show the type(s) of boat on which the training took place.
Who is it for?
The RYA National Powerboat Certificate (Level II) is recognized by most European administrations for the operation of small craft like yacht tenders under 10m. Any yacht tenders outside the immediate vicinity of the mother ship would be well-advised to have qualified tender drivers. Obtaining this certificate at an early stage could make your CV stand out and enhance your job prospects.
Ability after course
You will be certified to operate a yacht tender under 10m in foreign waters.
Each student receives the following which is yours to keep after the course:
- RYA Student Pack
- RYA Power Boat Log Book
- Complimentary Atlantic Yachting Cap
- Complimentary Atlantic Yachting T-shirt
Our training includes the following:
- Power Point Presentations
- Dividers (on loan or for sale)
- Plotters (on loan or for sale)
- Training manuals (on loan or for sale)
- Stationary (on loan)
- Pocket calculators (on loan)
- Foul weather gear (on loan)
Course dates and price
The course is presented throughout the year. Please contact us for course dates. If you have a group booking (3 people) we will try our best to accommodate you on your dates.
Please contact our office for course prices and request a detailed quote.
Section A Practical:
- Launching and Recovery
- Boat Handling
- Securing to a buoy
- Leaving and coming alongside
- Man Overboard
Section B Theory:
- Types of craft
- Engines and Drives
- Siting of fuel tanks
- Routine engine checks
- Close down procedures
- Advice to inland drivers about coastal waters
- Use and Limitations of GPS
- Application of local byelaws
- Source of weather information
RYA Power Boat Level II Certificate
What you need to bring and what we supply
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING WITH YOU
- Sun cream
- Swimming gear + a towel
- Warm jacket
- Change of clothing
- A packed lunch and refreshments
- 1 x Passport Photo (for your RYA registration)
WHAT WE SUPPLY
- RYA Student Pack
- RYA Log Book
- Atlantic Yachting Cap
- Atlantic Yachting T-shirt
- RYA PB II certificate
Accommodation and Food
Not included in the course unless you are doing it as part of a RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore Super Yacht Career Course. We can assist you in finding affordable accommodation in the area or at our Atlantic Yachting Crew house for R200.00 per night.
Please make provision for your own breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Tea and coffee are available at the office ~ always welcome for a cuppa!