RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

This course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.

This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the two days, you will cover cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.

The course can be run on our boat or yours with a group of up to 3 persons. 

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Boat handling to the standard of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course. Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory is recommended. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certificate and a VHF/SRC operator's certificate.

2 days


Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard

Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day.