WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE RYA POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE?
Learn to plan and execute coastal passages by daylight, become more self sufficient at sea and develop new boat handling skills.
HOW LONG IS THE RYA POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE?
2 days, (0915 to 1645)
WHAT ARE THE POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE PRE REQUISITES?
- RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate (essential)
- RYA SRC or higher level GMDSS cert (recommended)
- RYA First Aid (recommended)
- RYA Dayskipper Shorebased or RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship (useful)
WHAT IS COVERED ON THE POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE?
The Intermediate courses follows on nicely from Powerboat Level 2. During this course you will plan and undertake coastal passages, making use of both GPS and traditional navigation. We cover subjects such as chartwork, the compass rose, direction, distance and methods of position fixing, tides, weather, GPS navigation and planning navigation. You will practice skills including; berthing between piles, Mediterranean moorings, entering and leaving locks and alternative person overboard techniques.
WHAT RATIO IS THE RYA POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE TAUGHT TO:
Maximum of three students per boat and per instructor.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE?
- 2 days of instruction
- Use of one of our RIBs
- Loan of a life jacket
- RYA Intermediate Powerboat Certificate
- Free (on street) parking
- Tea & Coffee
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE POWERBOAT INTERMEDIATE COURSE?
- Wet weather gear (can be hired for £5 a day)