Superyacht Tender Operator Course:

This course is designed to enhance a Superyacht crew’s powerboat handling skills and practice both day and night time navigation and pilotage for guest transfers. 

Designed in conjunction with the PYA (Professional Yachting Association) it is a great course for deck crew who will be responsible for tender driving with passengers.

Course overview:

The course will focus on passenger safety and comfort. Both daytime pilotage and night time pilotage will be covered with an emphasis on short ship to shore transfers both day and night. It will also address emergency situations and the associated theory.

Duration: 2 days + 1 Evening

Minimum age: 17

Previous experience: Candidates should be competent to the standard of RYA Powerboat Level 2 powerboat handling with coastal endorsement. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid and VHF / SRC operators certificate.

Modules:

Preparation for sea & pre-departure checks • Passenger safety and comfort  Daytime pilotage • Night time pilotage • Emergency situations • Associated theory • Types of tender • IRPCS • Boat handling including berthing & docking • MOB recovery by day & night, operating at planing speed • Boat control in various sea states • Towing water toys


Why train with us?

We have a great team of instructors in a fantastic training location and some fantastic training Ribs with over 10 years of RYA training experience. We pride ourselves on providing quality training and price our courses to reflect this. Our courses are run on our Ribeye 785, which whilst being a larger rib will give you the confidence to go on and drive a range of Powerboats.

Course fees

Superyacht Tender Operator:

Single person: £350 pp

Multiple person discount :

2 people: £330 pp

3 people: £320 pp

All Prices include vat

 

Included in Course Price :

– RYA Certificate 

– All equipment provided: wet weather gear, life jackets

Own boat tuition

 

Unfortunately this course has to be run on our school Ribeye 785 as the Vessel needs to be MCA Coded to Cat 3R.

 

Course dates and bookings – Please contact us to check any upcoming Tender Operator Courses and there availability

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Looking to enter the Superyacht Industry?

If you are looking to enter the Superyacht Industry and are wondering what qualifications to go for then we offer the Superyacht Deck Crew Training Course which includes, STCW, Powerboat Level 2, PWC Proficiency Course, Tender Operator Course, CV Preparation and basic PWC and Powerboat Maintenance. We are lucky to work alongside Quay Crew who are on site (a Superyacht Recruitment Agency) and will be more than happy to give advice on how best to prepare for your new career, as well as help you look for any jobs out there which may be suitable.

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Poole
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T: 01202 706 784
E: info@jetskisafaris.co.uk

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