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Powerboat Intermediate Course

Powerboat IntermediateAfloat

Covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques. It aims to teach the standard required to complete a short coastal passage by day. This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the course you will cover cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course. The course can be conducted on a planing or displacement boat.

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Assumed knowledge:
Candidates should be competent to the standard of RYA Powerboat Level 2. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid and VHF/SRC operator's certificate and have knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory.
Minimum duration:
2 days
Minimum age:
16 years old
Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard.
Ability afterwards:
Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day

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