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Powerboat Training Courses Poole and Dorset, UK.

Level 2 Courses, Intermediate and Advanced

Theory and Classroom Courses

The RYA Powerboat Level 2 course is the minimum requirement for a licence. Upon successful completion of this fun course you will have the ability to drive powerboats while on holiday.

Welcome to Get Lost Power Boat Training School in Poole. Offering powerboat and sailing courses for all abilities, including the popular Powerboat Level 2. Our accredited RYA training will help you set sail in the right direction.

Our courses will provide you with the key skills you need to be confident on the water. Whether you’re using a VHF Marine Radio or driving a powerboat through the night, Get Lost Powerboat training will show you the way.

If you’re not sure where to start, give us a call now and we will talk you through your options 01202 923 060.

Based in Poole, Dorset, our team have decades of experience, and are certified professional mariners and instructors. Our knowledge is second to none having trained with various vessels all around the world. We are keen to share our expertise with you.

We offer Level 2 qualifications right up to Advanced Powerboat exams and instructor qualifications. No matter what your ability, our courses will help you progress. If powerboat’s don’t take your fancy, we now provide qualifications in sailing and motor cruising in Alicante. This means you can take your training with you, anywhere in the world, on multiple vessels. The world is your oyster.

At Get Lost Powerboat Training, Poole, we are passionate about starting your maritime journey in the right way.

We even offer online courses for those wanting to build up their theoretical knowledge before stepping aboard. Give one of our tutors a call today. We can provide recommendations on how best to get you started.

Our courses range from practical, theory and navigation qualifications. Browse our most popular offerings, including the Power Boat Level 2 course, below:


Powerboat Level 2

The powerboat level 2 is the first step in learning the basics of boat handling.

RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

The intermediate course teaches you how to navigate to far off destinations

RYA MCA Advanced Powerboat Exam

The advanced powerboat course teaches you night navigation.


Essential Navigation chart image

This course is a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for those who are new to boating or crewing.

It’s great for anyone who is interested in getting out on the water and it also works extremely well alongside the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course.

Day Skipper buoys

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers.

Yachtmaster theory chart and radar materials

Advanced training for more experienced skippers. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Advanced Powerboat practical exams.


ICOM VHF radio set
Get a licence to use a marine VHF radio legally

The Short Range Certificate for VHF radio is a legal requirement for mariners who wish to use a VHF radio set on board a vessel.

This is an intense one day course followed by an examination. Successful completion will complete you with a VHF licence for life.

First aid equipment
Learn how to administer first aid at sea

First aid on board a boat is an essential skill for anyone who wants to take people to sea.

You are no longer 8 minutes away from an ambulance and the difference a little good training can make is literally life or death.

We provide a number of courses accredited and approved by the Royal Yacht Association Training Centre. Any RYA qualification will stand out wherever you work across the world, especially due to their (MCA) – Maritime and Coastguard Agency backing.

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