This two day course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques. It builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 Powerboat handling course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger and more powerful powerboats. The maximum ratio of 3 people to one instructor ensures that you get plenty of 'hands on' time. During the course you will cover cruising at planning speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone moving on to the Advanced course.

Requirements and Outcomes

Assumed knowledge Boat handling to the standard of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course with a coastal endorsement.  Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory is recommended. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certifciate and a VHF/SRC operators certificate.
Minimum duration 2 days.
Minimum age 16
Course content Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard
Ability after the course Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day

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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.