RYA Powerboat Courses at Bryson LaganSports, Belfast

Would you like to get more from your boat through a better understanding of its capabilities and how to harness its power? Whether you go boating in a RIB, a sportsboat or a cruiser,  powerboating is exhilarating, fun and fast.

RYA Powerboat Courses at Bryson LaganSports are ideal for using open powered craft such as RIBs and sportsboats.  Also suitable for the professional open boat skipper who is required to prove their competence or provide certification for work.

RYA qualifications are known and respected the world over.

RYA Powerboat Course Dates at Bryson LaganSports:

  • Level 1:  £150 p/p (absolute beginners, age 10+)
  • Level 2:  £240 p/p (progression from stage 1, age 12+)
Level 1 Start PowerboatingLevel 2 – Powerboat Handling
Course ContentIntroduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

Boating safety, boat handling and basic theory.

2 day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledgeneeded to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

Focusing on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planning speed, and collision regulations.

Close quarters boat handling, planning speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations.

Minimum Duration1 day2 days
Minimum Age10 yrs +12 yrs +
Ability after courseA basic understanding of powerboatingAble to handle a powerboat in familiar waters by day
CertificateRYA CertificateRYA Certificate
 Investment£150 p/p per course £240 p/p per course 


Hear it for yourself…

“Great Course.  Bryson LaganSports is becoming my second home …I have tried new sports for the first time and rekindled love (and respect) for the water too!” Anne Galway

How much does it cost?

Prices vary depending on level of Paddlesports Course

SummerFrom £150N/A
WinterFrom £150N/A


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