Powerboat Tender Operators Course

Assumed Knowledge: Candidates should be competent to the standard of RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling with Coastal endorsement. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid and VHF / SRC operators certificate.
Course Duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 17
Course Content: Passenger safety and comfort, daytime pilotage, night time pilotage, emergency situations, associated theory.
Ability after the course: Confident undertaking short ship to shore transfers by day and night.

Attendees will gain confidence in their ability to manoeuvre a powerboat more smoothly but the real benefit is the emphasis on learning important skills in pilotage, both day and night, and passenger carriage and management.

The course includes plenty of time to practice working with a crew member and operating short-handed.  In navigation terms, the emphasis is on short ship-to-shore transfers by day and at night.

Courses are scheduled on request.  please contact us for information

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