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Introduction to Powerboating Course

Welcome to the exciting world of powerboating! If you're looking for an exhilarating activity that combines the sea, skill, and adventure, then look no further than Irish Sailing's Introduction to Powerboating course.

Designed for beginners and those with some experience, our course is the perfect way to learn the fundamentals of powerboating and gain the confidence you need to take to the water.

During the course, you'll learn how to handle a powerboat safely and competently, covering essential crew skills.

Safety is our top priority, and our expert instructors will provide you with all the knowledge you need to crew on a powerboat safely and confidently, including best practices.

In addition to practical skills, you'll also learn about the various types of powerboats and their capabilities, as well as the essential safety equipment required for boating, including life jackets, flares, and fire extinguishers.

Our Introduction to Powerboating course is an excellent way to kickstart your boating journey, whether you're looking to explore new destinations, enjoy water sports, or simply relax and unwind on the water. So why wait? Book your place on our course today and start your adventure on the water!



Previous knowledge

No previous knowledge assumed


1 day

Locations available

Rosaveel Marina, Galway or Kilmore Quay, Wexford

What to bring

Suitable footwear

Equipment provided

Full PPE and lifejacket

Number of students

3 per instructor


Irish Sailing – Introduction to Powerboating


Minimum Age


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