- Course ID: P510
- Discipline: Powerboat
- Level: Advanced certificate
Building on existing skills of the National Powerboat Certificate and Powerboat Coxswain this course is aimed at the powerboat enthusiast who intends to operate in a more challenging environment both in daylight and in darkness. Candidates must have Navigation skills at Day skipper standard plus a VHF radio licence.
The aim of this course is to develop boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation skills up to the standards required to drive a planing powerboat safely by day in all coastal waters and by night in coastal waters with which you are familiar.
|Accreditation||ISA Advanced Powerboat Certificate|
|Length of Course||2 days and one night|
|Equipment Included||Waterproof clothing available for hire if required.|
|What to bring||Your personal powerboating gear, suitable for powerboating in all conditions. Lifejacket with light (not buoyancy aid). Notebook and pen. Whistle and knife. Powerboat logbook|
|Syllabus||Boat preparation, passage planning, weather, passage making (day & night), advanced boat handling. Role and limitations of SAR crew. Personal, crew and casualty safety. Includes endorsements for planning, outdrive, outboard, console control, and tiller control. By the end of this course, the successful participant will have a sound introduction to using fast open boats at sea- by day and night. Participants must have their National Powerboat Cert and have logged plenty of driving experience. As this course included a large amount of high-speed navigation by day and night. Candidate must have completed a navigation course.|
|Pre Course||National Powerboat Cert Experience in use of powerboat or Powerboat Coxswain Certificate. Coastal Nav for Small Boats.|
|Pre Course Advice||Study weather and tide. Study area on relevant charts (Navionics).|