RYA Safety Boat

Safety Boat course overview

The RYA Safety Boat course teaches the skills required to act as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, both for racing and training activities.

The course covers more advanced boat handling plus rescue techniques for dinghies, windsurfers, canoes and towing. Also included are elements of race management and mark laying.

A group on a safety powerboat

Prerequisite experience:

  • Hold an RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
  • Must be at least 16 years old


  • 2 days


  • RYA Safety Boat Certification

What’s included:

Includes all food and accommodation