Duration: 2 days £270
Course information and content:
The advanced powerboat course is aimed at experienced amateur powerboaters and professional users. It is a two day course and aims to teach boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation up to the standards required to drive a planning powerboat safely by day and night in tidal coastal waters with which the candidate is familiar. Individuals considering attending an advanced course should possess their National Powerboat Certificate Level Two (Coastal), be very competent powerboat handlers and have a level of knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased certificate. If you are unsure about your capability in this area, please contact us and we can quickly assess this for you. Your instructor will cover the following topics with you during your course:
- Preparation for sea
- Boat Handling (inc rough water)
- Passage making
- Rules of the road
- Use of engines
- Emergency situations
- Undertaking searches
- Night cruising
Certification: The RYA Advanced Powerboat certificate requires a passport photograph. Please remember to bring a photograph with you, otherwise we will not be able to issue your certificate.
It is strongly recommended that you have a copy of the RYA Powerboat Logbook G20
Kit and Clothing
Swansea Watersports supplies a range of technical equipment including waterproofs and lifejackets. However you are very welcome to bring your own if you wish.