Introduction to Powerboating

Introduction to Powerboating

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Level 1 Introduction to Powerboating

Running with the guidelines and criteria of the Irish Sailing Association(ISA), the governing body of powerboating in Ireland, our courses are designed to ensure you are confident to handle your powerboat in varying conditions in Irish coastal waters. All courses are run on demand and can be scheduled to suit your needs

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Course Details

The aim of this course is to provide a practical introduction to boat handling and safety on powerboats being used on all irish coastal waters. It is ideally suited to those new to powerboating and those whose primary role will be as crew on a powerboat. By the end of the course participants will safely and effectively be able to crew a powerboat and take the helm under supervision.

Minimum participant age: 16 years

What’s covered?

  • Preparation of powerboat for going to sea
  • Starting the engine and safety checks
  • Basic manoeuvres and ropework, e.g. parking and tying up to a dock
  • Undertaking a RIB trip
  • High Speed Handling
  • What to do in a Man Over Board situation


Course Duration - 1 day

Time: 9:30am - 4pm

Price: € 150.00

Minimum numbers required: 2

Please book early as places are limited!