Places are still available on the Powerboat course which starts this weekend. Please contact [email protected] ASAP if you would like to attend.

First come first served. Details from the “Learn to Sail” pages of the BSC website are repeated here for your convenience:

RYA PB Level 1 (Start Powerboating) & PB Level 2 (Powerboat Handling)

This is two courses rolled into one.

RYA Powerboat Level 1 teaches you boating safety, boat handling and basic theory.

After doing PB Level 1 you will have a basic understanding of powerboating.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 teaches you close quarters boat handling, planing speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations.

After doing PB Level 2 you will be able to handle a powerboat in familiar waters by day.

Assumed Knowledge: None.

Eligibility: Minimum 12 years old.

Course duration: 2 days.

Venue: Bolton SC.

Course Fee (BSC members): £130.

Course Fee (non-members): £130 + BSC joining fee + BSC membership fee.

Two courses are planned for 2018:

1st course dates: Saturdays 19 & 26 May.

2nd course dates: Saturdays 6 & 20 Oct.