RYA Powerboat Level 1 (PB 1)


A 1 day course teaching you the basics for handling a powerboat.This is a great course as a powerboat taster or if you’re not sure if you’d like to commit to a powerboat level 2 course (though this is NOT a requirement before taking Powerboat level 2). It’s also a perfect course for those that crew on a powerboat.


Minimum age 18 years (Dutch legal requirements), you must hold a valid health insurance

Maximum 3 students (and 1 instructor)


You will learn amongst others

  • Safely departing
  • Turning
  • Coming alongside
  • Picking up a mooring buoy
  • Man Over Board recovery
  • Basic knots
  • Using lines and ropes
  • On board communications
  • To safely use a powerboat
  • Correct use of your lifejacket

No prior experience is required, this course suits starters as well as a those who wants to be more prepared to use a powerboat.

You are requested to learn some knots (there are some videos available on youtube accesisble via the page FAQ ), this will safe some time which we then can spend on the water! You can also find a lot of useful and interesting information ons the page  downloads. Please take a look. On facebook you will  also find more photo’s and videos. We do not send any newsletters, if you want to know what is happening and coming please follow us on facebook.



  • 340 EUR including VAT, course book, lunch, coffee, tea, fuel, use of waterproof jacket/trousers (if required), use of lifejacket



Via the page training dates, select a course and date and complete the online enrolment. Payment via check out (ideal). If you do not have a Dutch bankaccount, please send us an email for your enrolment. We do not accept creditcards as the this would mean we have to increase the prices with the creditcard fees.


Next level is RYA Powerboat Level 2 (most chosen). Please take a look at the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course.