This two day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, an introduction to driving at planning speed, and collision regulations. The maximum ratio of 3 people to one instructor ensures that you get plenty of 'hands on' time. This qualification can be used to apply for the ICC (International Certificate of Competence) to use abroad.
Requirements and Outcomes
|Assumed knowledge||None (may be preceded by the Level 1 Start Powerboating)|
|Minimum duration||2 days.|
|Minimum age||12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate - “The holder should only use a powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult.”|
|Course content||Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard|
|Ability after the course||Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft|
Terms and conditions for bookings with Seamotion can be found here
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.