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 £193.00 RYA exam fee


2 Day RYA Course - Two days including night exercises

Price £315.00

Saturday 18 December 2021

Saturday 22 January 2022

Saturday 26 February 2022

Saturday 2 April 2022

Monday 23 May 2022

Saturday 11 June 2022

Saturday 25 June 2022

Tuesday 5 July 2022

Saturday 16 July 2022

Saturday 30 July 2022

Monday 15 August 2022

Saturday 27 August 2022

Saturday 10 September 2022

Monday 12 September 2022

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!