RYA Advanced Powerboat Course

Cost:

FREE per person

Duration:

1h

About this experience

The 2 day & 1 night RYA Advanced Powerboat Course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat in most conditions in daylight and during the hours of darkness.

AIM: To teach boat handling, seamanship, pilotage, and navigation to the standards required to drive a powerboat safely by day and night in tidal coastal waters.

KNOWLEDGE: Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with a thorough knowledge of the navigation and chartwork to the level of Coastal Skipper/RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased certificate. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certificate and a VHF operators certificate.

MINIMUM AGE: 17


COURSE DURATION: 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT EXERCISE.

COURSE CONTENT
- PREPARATION FOR SEA
- BOAT HANDLING
- PASSAGE MAKING AND RESPONSIBILITY AS SKIPPER
- PILOTAGE
- METEOROLOGY
- RULES OF THE ROAD(irpcs)
- USE OF ENGINES
- EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
- NIGHT CRUISING