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Powerboat Level 1 & 2: Any weekday Tues/Wed throughout the Winter

£175.00

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Introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

 

Course type: POWERBOAT Level 1
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: None. Minimum age 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued an endorsed certifcate.
Course content: Launching and preparing the boat, basic boat handling and returning to shore. Background theory.
Ability after course: Able to drive under supervision
Minimum duration: One day

Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.

Course type: POWERBOAT Level 2
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None. May be preceded by Level 1
Assumed knowledge: None. Minimum age 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued an endorsed certifcate.
Course content: All you need to know for self-sufficient poweboating at a basic level. Course includes launching, mooring, anchoring and recovery plus all the boat driving skills required for basic competence in a powerboat.
Ability after course: Self-sufficient powerboat in the right conditions: aware of own limitations and those of craft.
Minimum duration: Two days or a direct assessment

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies windsurfers or canoes or for racing or training activities.

 

Powerboat & Dinghy