RYA Powerboat Advanced Course
The powerboat advanced course is to teach seamanship, pilotage and navigation up to the standards required to be able to drive a powerboat safely by day and night in familiar tidal coastal waters.
Safety, emergency situations, weather and passage making are covered in more detail, as well as the responsibility of the skipper. A night passage is carried out.
It is recommended that you should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Course with a thorough knowledge of navigation and chartwork.
It is a requirement to hold a current First Aid Certificate and a VHF/SRC Operator's Licence.
The minimum age for this course is 17 years.
Why should you take the course?
- Learn how to handle emergency situations
- Cover passage making in advanced detail
- The responsibilities of a skipper
- Learn how to perform a night passage
What will you learn?
During the two days you will learn the following skills:
- Preparation for sea
- Boat handling
- Passage making and responsibility as skipper
- Rules of the road
- Use of engines
- Emergency situations
- Night cruising
What is the cost?
The course runs for 2 days including 1 night navigation exercise. For the cost of this course please contact us for more details.
Course Requirements & Outcomes
What do I need to bring?
Additional Information & Accommodation
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