RYA Powerboat

Advanced Powerboat

  • WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
  • PREREQUISITES
  • COURSE CONTENT/OUTCOME
  • COURSE DURATION
  • WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
  • COST
  • Leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips and requiring qualification for commercial purposes*
  • Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with navigation and chartwork to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased certificate.  VHF/SRC operators certificate and first aid certificate
  • Preparation for sea, boat handling, passage making and responsibility as skipper, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, use of engines, emergency situations, and night cruising
  • 2 days including at least 1 night navigation exercise
  • All specialist equipment provided
  • To be confirmed

Advanced Powerboat

Our Advanced Powerboat course includes navigation by day and night, studying and understanding meteorology, plus other essential aspects of skippering allowing you to confidently and safely skipper a small boat in coastal passages.  

Anybody undertaking this course must have the practical skills of the intermediate course and knowledge of navigation to at least the standard of the Day Skipper Shorebased course.

Acceptable certificates for required first aid include:

  • RYA's First Aid Certificate
  • First Aid at Work
  • First Aid at Sea
  • Any other certificate issued on completion of a course which is a minimum of one day's duration recognised by the Health and Safety Executive and includes the treatment of hypothermia, cold shock and drowning.

* Please note if you would like to work commercially this Advanced Powerboat Course completion certificate can not be commercially endorsed, you will need to go on to complete the Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence (exam)

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