The RYA Advanced Powerboat Course is for anyone who wants to develop their skills to a level whereby they can confidently venture further afield or deal with different or adverse conditions by day and night.
Is this course right for me?
On completion of the RYA Advanced Powerboat Course, students can sit the RYA MCA Advanced Powerboat exam (certificate of competence). This exam can then be commercially endorsed so skippers can gain work in the marine industry.
Do I need previous experience?
Yes, the following qualifications are required:
- RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
- Navigation knowledge Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster
- RYA First Aid Certificate
- VHF Radio Certificate – RYA SRC
- RYA Intermediate Powerboat Certificate – desirable minimum Age of 17
What will I learn?
The course includes GPS navigation, improved boat handling skills, high-speed navigation, night navigation, rough weather handling, sector searches as well as going over all existing aspects of power boating.
Click here to see the Advanced Powerboat course syllabus.
We run a midweek course every month with a maximum ratio of students per instructor of 3:1. We can also run weekend courses when demand exceeds our scheduled courses. Please call us if you need to attend on the weekend.
Courses run from 0930 until late on the first day and from 0930 to 1600 on the second day.
- All moorings
- Expert tuition
This course is £350.00 per person plus VAT. Alternatively we can run this course on a one to one basis at a cost of £875.00 plus VAT
Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
To book, please view our course dates below and book online, email us or phone us on 02381 242159.
If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you and relevant to your experience and future aspirations or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please do not hesitate to call us.