RYA ADVANCED POWERBOAT 

Advanced powerboat 
 
The Aim of the Advanced Powerboat training course is to teach boat handling, seamanship, Pilotage, navigation up to the advanced standards required to drive a powerboat safely by day and by night, in tidal coastal waters with which the candidate may be familiar. Candidates are to be competent to that of the RYA Intermediate Course with a thorough knowledge of navigation and chart-work to the level of the Yacht Master Shore-based Certificate or equivalent experience. 
 
Please note: The "Sea Safe" survival suits we wear have an integral auto life jacket. 
The ratio of students to the instructor will not exceed 3:1 for the advanced Powerboat Training Course, and will include the use of a planning boat. Students are required to hold an in date first aid certificate and VHF operators certificate prior to attending the course. The course consists of 2 days and one night passage on day one. The RYA do not permit 3 day courses, so anyone offering a days training prior to the course is not allowed! 
 
TOPICS: 
Preparation for Sea 
Advanced Powerboat handling 
Passage making and responsibility as a skipper 
Pilotage 
Meteorology 
Rules of the Road 
Use of engines 
Emergency situations 
Night cruising 
Duration: 2 day 
Minimum Age: 17 
Certification: RYA G20 powerboat logbook and Advanced Certificate. 
 
If you are training with the intention to take an RYA Powerboat Advanced Assessment for commercial endorsement. We can offer familiarsation with the assessment area and the topics covered by the assessment. For more information please visit our Commercial and Specialist training area. 
CALL 02392 346075 / 07985 089973 (up to 10:30pm)