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RYA TRAINING - POWER BOATING


RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

Weekend or weekday RYA training courses, based in the Solent and starting from Shamrock Quay, Southampton.

These 2 day courses cover covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques and are designed as an extension to the RYA level 2 course.

The course includes planning a day cruise, boat preparation, advanced boat handling, pilotage, passage making, and man overboard. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course

Students are expected to have knowledge of boat handling to the standard of the RYA Level 2 Powerboat (Coastal) course

An RYA Intermediate Powerboat certificate is awarded for successful completion of the course.

The Details

Prices are from £255 per person and include packed lunches for each day, fuel, mooring fees and use of classroom.

The instructor for your course will be a fully qualified RYA Powerboat Instructor or Advanced Instructor.

Courses run with a maximum student to instructor ratio (maximum 3:1). If you prefer the course to be run for just you and maybe your partner or friend this is also possible - call us for our private instruction rates.

The Intermediate level powerboat training courses are conducted on a Solent Rib 6.5m h1Eau, which has a 115hp single engine. It is fully equipped with relevant safety equipment and navigation electronics (radar, chart plotter, gps) to enhance your learning and enjoyment.

What To Do Next....

Choose a convenient date from our schedule of course dates and prices. Other dates may occasionally be available - please ask.

If you are a group of three people, please call us to discuss your preferred dates. We can run a bespoke course for your group.

Simply call us on +44(0)7977 459671 or +44(0)1253 853075 to confirm availability and to discuss your requirements in more detail, then complete and return one booking form per person with a 30% deposit payment.

Once the full course fee has been received we will send a formal booking confirmation and Joining Instructions to you.

Other useful pre course information is provided in our Powerboating Courses - Preliminaries sheet

Useful Pre Course Reading

The following books are recommended and available by mail order

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course Notes
RYA Powerboat Handbook
RYA Powerboat Logbook

It is handy to build up a small library of useful books and manuals covering seamanship, navigation and other specialist subjects such as weather. Please see our recommended list of reading and equipment.

...and after RYA Powerboat Intermediate Level?

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day. So now is the time to get out on the water and turn you r new found knowledge into practical powerboating experience and enjoyment.

The Intermediate course is a great step towards the RYA Advanced Powerboat course which is great to develop skills for those wishing to undertake more adventurous trips.

Also consider completing RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course.

Call us on +44(0)7977 459671 or +44(0)1253 853075

 


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