RYA NATIONAL POWERBOAT CERTIFICATE (ADVANCED)

 

AIM: To teach boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation to the standards required to drive a powerboat safely by day and night in tidal coastal waters.KNOWLEDGE: Students will be competent to the standard of Intermediate powerboat certificate, with a good knowledge of navigation and chart work to the level of Day skipper shore based certificate. First aid certificate and VHF operator''s certificate are required. COURSE DURATION : 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT EXERCISE. COURSE CONTENT - PREPARATION FOR SEA - BOAT HANDLING - PASSAGE MAKING AND RESPONSIBILITY AS SKIPPER - PILOTAGE - METEOROLOGY - RULES OF THE ROAD(irpcs) - USE OF ENGINES - EMERGENCY SITUATIONS - NIGHT CRUISING