This course is for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips by day and night. It includes navigation at planning speeds, weather and other aspects of skippering powerboats on more challenging passages. Anyone undertaking this course should have the practical skills of the Intermediate course and knowledge of navigation to at least the standard of the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster shorebased course.

Requirements and Outcomes

Assumed knowledge Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with a thorough knowledge of the navigation and chartwork to the level of Coastal Skipper/RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased certificate. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certificate and a VHF operators certificate (please contact us first before booking if you do not hold these).
Minimum duration 2 days including at least 1 night navigation exercise
Minimum age 17
Course content Preparation for sea, boat handling, passage making and responsibility as skipper, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, use of engines, emergency situations, night cruising
Ability after the course Able to plan and execute coastal trips and return to a familiar port by night

Terms and conditions for bookings with Seamotion can be found here

Upcoming Courses

We can run this course on demand for a group of family or friends of up to 3 people (the maximum permissible ratio to run these RYA courses.

There are no courses currently scheduled. Please give us a call or email to enquire further.