RYA Courses


Powerboat Advanced Course

This two day course is suitable for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips in small powerboats by
day or night.

Min Age: 17
Suggested minimum pre course experience:
Candidates should be competent to the standard of  Powerboat  Level 2 (coastal),                     with knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased certificate, VHF Operators Certificate, First Aid Certificate.

Subjects Covered:
  • Day and night pilotage
  • Use of GPS in high speed navigation
  • Advanced boat handling
  • Search and rescue patterns/procedures
  • Power trim and trim tabs
  • Lee shore manoeuvring

    Ability after course: Able to plan and execute coastal trips including return to a familiar port by night.