RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

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RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course

The Intermediate Powerboat Course is a two day course aimed at teaching powerboating up to the standard required to complete a short coastal passage by day and who want to be better equipped to plan, execute and enjoy those passages.

The assumed knowledge is that you should be able to demonstrate boat-handling skills to the standard of Level 2 coastal and it is recommended that you hold a First Aid Certificate and a SRC VHF Operator’s Certificate.

The course aims to raise the standard of the basic ‘building blocks’ of boating achieved on Level 2.

Times and Location

2 day course
0800 to 1700

Crews will meet and finish at the Broadway base, Mercury Yacht Harbour, Hamble

Course Syllabus

• Planning a day cruise
• Boat preparation
• Boat handling
• Pilotage
• Passage making
• Man overboard

What’s included

Mooring fees, fuel & wet weather gear.

For details on what you should bring, please refer to the FAQ section.

Support Courses

RYA Essential Nav Online Course
RYA Sea Survival
RYA SRC / VHF Radio
RYA First Aid

Next Step

RYA Advanced Powerboat Course, Members who complete their RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course can then join the 2 day RYA Advanced Powerboat Course.

Course Duration: 2 Days

Previous Experience Required: Boat handling to the standard of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course with a coastal endorsement. Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory is recommended. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certificate and a VHF/SRC operators certificate.

Ability After Course: Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day.

Number of members: 1 – 3

Dates: We run courses according to demand. Please contact us on the clubline or via the contact form should you be interested.

Medical and Dietary Declaration

Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.

If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.

By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.

I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.

I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.