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 RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course

Course Aim

This course is taught onboard a powerboat of less than 7 metres or our Offshore 6.8m Ribcraft. It aims to teach powerboating to a standard to complete short coastal passages by day. It covers basic navigation, plotting courses and putting this in to practice.

Course Content

  • Preparation for sea
  • Boat handling – manoeuvring
  • Mooring
  • The use of wind and tides
  • The art of navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Passage making
  • Rules of the road
  • Man overboard
Previous experience Progression from RYA Level 2 or equivalent. Some shorebased experience desirable and some practical experience useful but is not essential. Minimum age 16

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 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.


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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