RYA Intermediate Powerboat
This two day course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.
This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats, and wanting to go farther afield. During the two days you will cover, cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.
Assumed Knowledge: Boat Handling to the standard of Powerboat Level 2, with experience operating in tidal areas. Theory knowledge is recommended to be at the standard of RYA Day Skipper Theory and it is also recommended that candidates hold an RYA First Aid certificate and VHF/SRC operators licence.
Course Duration: 2 day (0930-1700).
Minimum age: 16. For courses for under 16s, see Junior Powerboating courses.
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.