Keeping the Crew Happy !

The IYT® Small Powerboat and RIB course

MCA Recognized Certification

RIB Course Level 2

Entry Requirements: Min. age 16 - Physically Fit - STCW 2010

Operators of RIBs in the Mediterranean are required to be in possession of an approved certificate of competence.


Covers vessels up to 15m (45')

Driven by outboard motors

In fair weather,

No horsepower limitations

No accommodation,

Up to 20 miles from a safe haven.

Two day course - one day of theory and one day of practical boat handling including:

Docking and line handling:

• Safety at sea

• Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats

• Launching and recovery

• Anchors and anchoring

• Nautical terminology

• Boat handling under power

• Man overboard procedures

• Ropes and rope-work

• Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)

• Glossary of terms

Please note: this is NOT a course for beginners.

The Small Powerboat and RIB Course Level 2 is mostly combined with the VHF Radio Course

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RIB Small PowerBoat Page