On successful completion of this two-day course you will receive the RYA Powerboat Level Two certificate, which is now classed as the national certificate of competence. The objective of the course is to give you an introduction and good grounding in the basic knowledge and skills required to handle a powerboat safely and effectively. It is our aim that at the end of the course you will have the confidence to use a powerboat in suitable conditions safely.
The stunning scenery and quiet un-crowded waters of Scilly combined with the opportunity to navigate between the different islands makes this a superb venue for the course. No previous experience is required and it is not necessary to have completed level one prior to taking this course.
The course will include:
- Safety equipment
- Boat Preparation
- Passage planning and pilotage
- Emergency action plans
- Boat controls and hull design
- Basic boat handling
- High and low speed manoeuvres
- Man over board
- Collision regulation (IRPCS)
- Charts work, weather and tides
- Boat management