Advanced Training - Day and Night Course
Assumed knowledge: knowledge to intermediate
and day skipper shorebased standard
Course duration: two days
and one evening
age: 17*call for exceptions
Next course: Safety Boat
The advanced course is for experienced powerboaters.
Students should be familiar with powerboat handling to
standard and have several seasons' Powerboating experience. A knowledge of
navigation to Day Skipper Shorebased
standard is required, and students must hold a valid
certificate and VHF radio operator's
certificate. The course includes techniques for handling powerboats under
challenging conditions such as heavy weather, and offshore at night. An outline syllabus is shown below.
- Preparation for sea
- Advanced boat handling
- Pilotage and passage planning
- Night navigation
- Collision regulations and meteorology
- Emergency and rescue procedures
Course fee: TBA
Next course: we do not
currently run these courses albeit it we can refer you to an
associate school for you to complete the course and move forward.
The course runs on the Ipswich, Suffolk, Essex borders. Under 18s are very welcome on
powerboat courses, however 16-17 year olds must have their booking form
countersigned by a parent or guardian.