RYA Advanced Powerboat Course


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During the advanced course students will prepare and undertake a passage during both daylight and darkness. More advanced boat handling techniques will be developed to help skipper a powerboat and its crew in more challenging conditions. The course also takes into account some students will go on to work in a commercial environment so is good preparation for the Advanced Powerboat exam.

Pre-course experience:
Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with a thorough knowledge of the navigation and chart work. Candidates should hold RYA VHF SRC Radio, RYA 1st Aid

Course content:

  • Preparation for sea
  • Boat handling (including rough water techniques)
  • Passage making and responsibility as skipper
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Use of engines
  • Emergency situations
  • Night cruising

Ability after the course:
To helm and control a Powerboat at night

Minimum duration:
2 days + 1 night time navigation exercise

Minimum age:

Please enquire for dates and prices.