Powerboat Advanced Course


Provides the skills and background knowledge needed by powerboat drivers operating by day or night in known or unfamiliar waters, the skipper's role and boat handling in more demanding conditions.

Course Syllabus Includes:-

Advanced Boat Handling
Passage Making
Pilotage
Meteorology
Rules of the Road
Emergency Situations
Night Cruising
Sector Searching

Entry requirements: Knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of Yachtmaster Shorebased together with the Intermediate powerboat course or equivalent driving experience. A First Aid qualification and VHF radio licence are also required.

Minimum age: 17

Maximum student / Instructor ratio 3 - 1

Commercial Endorsement Exam : Required if you wish to skipper an MCA coded Power boat up to Category 3 (20 miles from a safe haven, day and night). You will need a medical, sea survival certificate, 400 logged miles and 12 night hours (in addition to the sea time on the course). The cost is £100.00 for the use of our boat plus £185.00 RYA exam fee


2 Day RYA Course - Two days including night exercises

Price £295.00


Thursday 25 October 2018

Saturday 17 November 2018

Saturday 15 December 2018

Saturday 26 January 2019

Saturday 2 March 2019

Saturday 13 April 2019

Monday 6 May 2019

Saturday 15 June 2019

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Saturday 10 August 2019

Monday 2 September 2019

Please call if you require course dates after these listed ~ If you have specific dates for your course, please call and we will try and accommodate you!