RYA Courses


Powerboat Intermediate Course

This two day course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.

Min Age: 16
Previous Experience Required: Candidates should be competent to the standard of powerboat Level 2, with a coastal endorsement.

Subjects Covered
  • Pilotage
  • Navigation
  • Fuel and engine checks
  • Effects of waves and rougher conditions
  • Power trim and trim tabs
  • Berthing in different situations
  • Use of GPS

Ability after course: Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day.