For those more interested in speed and less about sail, Quest Howth has a range of powerboating courses that will take you from complete beginner to a knowledgeable competent powerboat driver. Introduction to Powerboating course Level 1 is where the complete novices starts. The aim of this course is to provide a short practical introduction to boat handling and safety. The course consists of 7 hours tuition over one day. By the end of the course all Quest Howth participants will be able to safely and effectively crew a powerboat. Ready to move on to Powerboating Level 2 and certify for the National Certificate for Powerboating.