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RYA Powerboat Advanced Course

Course Aim

 To teach advanced boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation up to the standards required to drive a planing powerboat safely by day and night in tidal coastal waters with which the candidate may be familiar. Advanced boat handling in more difficult conditions.

Course Content

  • Passage Planning
  • Preparation for sea
  • Pilotage
  • Passage making & ability as skipper
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Use of engines
  • Boat handling
  • Adverse weather conditions
  • Emergency situations
  • Night pilotage

Previous experience

Competent to standard of RYA Level 2 with experience or Intermediate, along with knowledge of navigation and chart work to level of Day Skipper Shorebased certificate. You must hold a current SRC/VHF operators certificate and First aid certificate before you can book this course. Minimum age 17

Course materials

You will be sent the RYA powerboating practical course notes & logbook (if required) when your booking is confirmed. You should have navigation and safety equipment on board (can be provided if necessary). Recommended Safety Items list.


Certification on successful completion of the course. We run a constant assessment and daily debrief to inform you how the course is progressing. There is no exam to pass at the end of this training.

Additional information

Please contact us if you have any question about equipment or the course. RYA Advanced Powerboat Commercial Endorsement - For DOT endorsement candidates must hold a VHF (SRC), licence, First Aid certificate, Sea Survival certificate and a HSE or boatman’s medical (please contact us for further information)


Please complete each form to book this course. Course Booking Form  &  Medical Declaration.

Own Boat Tuition

We recommend this if you intend to purchase or already have your own vessel. Before instruction can begin, the instructor must insure that the boat is in sound condition and is adequately equipped both for safety and effective instruction. Many of our existing clients have found that having a course structured around their particular vessel and equipment will give them more confidence in their cruising ability.

Remember, this is your pleasure leisure time so ‘enjoy the journey’



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