This course is for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips.
It includes navigation by day and night, weather and other aspects of skippering a small boat on more challenging passages in coastal waters.
Anybody undertaking this course must have the practical skills of the Intermediate course and knowledge of navigation to at least the standard of the Day Skipper shorebased course.
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||Candidates should be competent to the standard of the Intermediate Powerboat Certificate with navigation and chartwork to the level of Coastal Skipper/RYA Yachtmaster certificate. It is stongly recommended candidates hold a VHF/SRC operators certificate.
||2 days including at least 1 night navigation exercise
||Preparation for sea, boat handling, passage making and responsibility as skipper, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, use of engines, emergency situations, night cruising
|Ability after the course
||Able to plan and execute coastal trips and return to a familiar port by night
Please note if you would like to work commercially this Advanced Powerboat Course completion certificate can not be commercially endorsed, you will need to go on to complete the Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence (exam)
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