Thinking of being more adventurous and going further afield, then the RYA Intermediate Powerboat course is a 2-day course and a natural progression from the RYA Powerboat level 2 as it aims to teach powerboating up to the standard required to safely complete a short coastal passage by day.
How can I take this course?
|Pre-course experience||Candidates should be competent to the standard of Powerboat level 2 with coastal endorsement.|
|Assumed knowledge||It is strongly recommended that the candidate hold a 1st aid certificate and a VHF operators certificate.|
|Minimum duration||2 days|
|Minimum age||16 years|
|Course content|| Planning a Day cruise: pilotage, navigation, safety, fuel and engine checks.
Boat handling and passage making: effects of waves and rougher conditions, berthing in different situations, use of GPS in high speed navigation and pilotage by day.
|Ability after the course||Able to complete short coastal passages by day.|