Sailing at the Heart of the Norfolk Broads

Powerboat Level 1 - Start Powerboating

A One Day Introduction to Powerboating

This course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, every day boat handling and the use of safety equipment. 

  • Assumed Knowledge: None
  • Minimum Duration: 1 day 
  • Minimum Age: 8 years old. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
  • Course Content: Launch and recovery (8-11 year olds observe) Preparation of boat and crew, boat handling, picking up and securing to a morring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed. 
  • Ability After Course: Able to drive under supervision
  • Instructors: Colin Facey, Bob Hancock, Rodney Storey

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