Powerboating

RYA Powerboat Level 2

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This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course is for inland use and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

Course Content: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard. After the course you should be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft. Candidates under the age of 18 will be issued with an endorsed certificate.

Course A – Weekend 11th and 12th March 2017- 9.30am to 5.30pm – £225 (Discount rates for PCC & WHSA members)

Course B – Weekend 24th and 25th June 2017 – 9.30am to 5.30pm – £225 (Discount rates for PCC & WHSA members)

Course C – Weekend 18th and 19th November 2017 – 9.30am to 5.30pm – £225 (Discount rates for PCC & WHSA members)

For details of all our Adult courses, see Adult Courses 2016 flyer

Book onto a RYA Powerboat Level 2 course here:

RYA Powerboat Level 2


RYA Safety Boat Course

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This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities. It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

Course Content: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users. After the course you should be able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing.  Minimum age 16.

Course A – Weekend 7th and 8th October 2017 – 9.30am to 5.30pm – £225 (Discount rates for PCC & WHSA members)

For details of all our Adult courses, see Adult Courses 2016 flyer

Book onto a RYA Safety Boat course here:

RYA Safety Boat Course

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