RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor Course:

This course is aimed at more experienced leisure boaters or people looking to work commercially on the water. It introduces night time navigational skills and more advanced powerboat handling skills to help skipper a boat in more challenging coastal conditions.

Course overview:

During the advanced course students will prepare and undertake a passage during both daylight and darkness. More advanced boat handling techniques will be developed to help skipper a powerboat and its crew in more challenging conditions. The course also takes into account some students will go on to work in a commercial environment so is a good preparation for the Advanced Powerboat exam.

Duration: 2 days + 1 night time navigation exercise

Minimum age: 17

Previous experience:
Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with a thorough knowledge of the navigation and chart work to the level of Coastal Skipper/RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased certificate. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certificate and a VHF operators certificate. If you are not sure about your existing experience please give us a call to discuss.

Modules:

Preparation for sea • Boat handling (including rough water techniques) • Passage making and responsibility as skipper

• Pilotage • Meteorology • Rules of the road • Use of engines • Emergency situations • Night cruising

Why train with us?

Poole Harbour is a great location for Advanced Training as it’s wide array of larger and smaller channels, range of buoyage and shipping movements provide a perfect platform to develop day and night time navigational techniques. Our Ribeye 785 is also a great handling boat and will help you develop the skills you need to go on and skipper larger powerboats.

Course fees

Advanced PB Course Fee

Single person: £360 pp

2 people: £350 pp

3 people: £340 pp

Course price includes vat

Am I ready for the Advanced Course?

If you are unsure about whether you are ready to undertake the advanced course we would be happy to discuss additional courses such as Yacht Master Theory to help you prepare.

 

Advanced Powerboat Exam

Please contact us if you are looking to combine your Advanced Powerboat Course with the Advanced Powerboat Exam to gain your Advanced Commercial Endorsement Qualification.

Course dates and bookings

January 2020

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February 2020

Wednesday 26th – Thursday 27th

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March 2020

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April 2020

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November 2019

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May 2020

Tuesday 19th – Wednesday 20th

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December 2020

Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th

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October 2020

Monday 12th – Tuesday 13th

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January 2021

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Salterns Marina
Poole
BH14 8JR
T: 01202 706 784
E: info@jetskisafaris.co.uk

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