• Course ID: P220
  • Discipline: Powerboat
  • Level: Level 1

This course is aimed at building skills from scratch – The aim of this course is to provide a course in Powerboating for beginners. This includes training on how to crew a boat as well as covering basic driving (helming) skills. Get involved in power boating in a structured and relaxed way with our professional team.


Accreditation ISA Introduction to Powerboating
Price €210
Boat 6.5m Excalibur RIB 120hp Mercruiser inboard diesel engine, 5.5 m Humber RIB 90hp Honda four stroke engine, 4m Narwhal RIB 15hp Honda four stroke engine.
Length of Course 1 Day
Objective The aim of this course is to provide a short practical introduction.
Location SailCork's base at East Ferry in Cork Harbour, P24D681 where there are waters suitable for powerboating in all weathers. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms, easy access to the water for dinghies and marina for larger boats.
Equipment Included Buoyancy aids. Waterproof clothing available for hire if required.
What to bring Essential to bring full set of waterproofs, jacket and trouser. You cannot go afloat without full gear suitable for powerboating in all conditions. Note that it can be cold on a powerboat, due to the effect of wind at high speed (bring one layer more than think you need!).
Meals Bring a packed lunch and drink.
Syllabus Basic boat preparation, assist launch & recovery, low & high speed manoeuvres, anchoring & docking, basic weather, safety. Personal & crew safety.
Pre Course Advice Study weather and tide. Study area on relevant charts (Navionics).
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