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This course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.

This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the two days you will cover, cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.

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Requirements & Outcomes

Assumed knowledge Boat handling to the standard of the Level 2 Powerboat Handling course.  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.
Minimum duration 2 days 
Minimum age 16
Course content Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard
Ability after the course Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day


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