This practical two day course follows the RYA syllabus and is the perfect introduction to driving powerboats. It is also the minimum requirement for anybody looking to join the Marine Club.
The two-day introduction to powerboating will provide you with the background knowledge and basic skills necessary to drive powerboats safely in coastal waters. It will cover close quarter boat handling, before introducing driving at planning speed. The majority of the course will be spent afloat.
Course content includes:
- Launch and recovery
- Boat handling (at low and high speed)
- Securing a buoy
- Leaving and coming alongside
- Man overboard
- Basic theory including engine maintenance, chart work, collision regulations, tides and weather
Course fee: £275pp (£245pp mid week)