Europa Holidays RYA Powerboat courses

RYA Powerboat Level 2 training

Europa Holidays Powerboat courses on Lake Garda

RYA Powerboat

RYA Level 1, Level 2 and Safety Boat training
RYA Powerboat Level 2

Our courses suit those wishing to drive powerboats and motorboats safely and to an internationally-recognized standard.

The Powerboat Level 2 certificate can be used to obtain an International Certificate of Competence through the RYA but this may require an online CEVNI test and is available only to UK nationals living in the UK.

RYA Powerboat courses

Learn to drive a RIB with our RYA powerboat courses.Our RYA Level 2 powerboat course is run over 2 full days with most of the theory managed on board.

No prior experience is necessary. The course suits those new to boating and those who have been boating for years.

There are a maximum of 3 students to 1 Instructor. We teach with the instructor on-board but with students managing all the manoeuvres and exercises.

We aim to fit our training to your holiday – not your holiday to our training!


Our instruction is personal with one instructor teaching you or a very small group. Group sizes will not exceed 3 people per instructor. Whether you pre-book or book when you get here, everything you need is included in the price and is at the beach. Buoyancy aids, spraytops and boots (if needed) come with the package, along with a friendly smile.

Powerboat courses for adults and juniors

The prices below are for Europa Holidays clients who have booked accommodation through us and reflect a discount of approx.  10% discount on prices paid at the beach.  People wanting to book courses without accommodation should look at Europa Surf and Sail Powerboat training for prices in Euros and contact Europa Surf and Sail directly at

Level 1

Entry-level powerboating
  • One day course in a powerboat
  • all equipment included
  • suits drivers under-16
  • ! Still requires supervision in a powerboat
  •  no experience necessary

Level 2

RYA Driving licence
  • The standard RYA powerboat course for those over 16. Covers safety, theory and practice of high- and low-speed manoeuvring, handling a crew, mooring and leaving and basic understanding of the mechanics of powerboats.
  • all equipment included
  • Ensures powerboat users are not a risk to others or themselves
  • Provides familiarity with engines above 40HP

Safety Boat

Providing assistance, safely
  • A series of theory sessions and practical exercises for providing assistance to windsurfers, kayakers, sailors from a powerboat.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • all equipment is provided
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 required
  • !  students should be confident in and around water

RYA Powerboat course

Our instructors are RYA trained and we use boats inspected annualy by the RYA. Our RIBs are 5.2m and 4.7m and we also have a sectioned-floor inflatable of 5.35m with tiller steering.

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