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RYA Powerboat Intermediate

The 2 day RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat for longer distances. If you've always stayed relatively close to 'home' this course will give you the skills and confidence to carry out more adventurous coastal passages. Our RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course prices start from £300.00 per person. 

Suggested minimum
pre-course experience
Candidates should have A level of practical boat handling skills equivalent to the powerboat level 2 course
Course knowledge It is strongly recommended that the candidate hold a 1st aid certificate, a VHF operators certificate and has theory knowledge upto RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship or RYA Day skipper
Course content

Navigation, bearings & distance, charts & symbols

TidesUse of almanacs

Use of marina locks

Principals of GPS/ Chart plotters


Waypoint navigation

Emergency situations

Boat preparation

Boat handling to a higher level including effect of waves, rougher conditions, handling in wind/tide

Pilotage, passage making practical application

Man overboard recovery techniques

Ability after course Able to complete short coastal passages by day
Minimum duration 2 days
Minimum Age 16 years

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