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RYA Advanced Powerboat - 2 days 1 night


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Price from £352.00

Key Course Information

Course Duration: 2 days & 1 night navigation exercise
Running Times: 09.15 - 17.00
Awarded Certificates: RYA Advanced Powerboat
Minimum Age: 16 yrs
This advanced powerboat driving course will provide you with the confidence and skills to undertake more challenging day and night time coastal passages.

During the two days & one night navigation exercise we aim to cover the following;

You will cover navigation at planning speed, weather and other aspects of skippering a powerboat, as well as undertaking a night time passage, enabling you to plan and execute coastal trips and return to a familiar port by night.

Key learning points:

Preparation for sea, boat handling, passage making and responsibilities as a skipper, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, use of engines, emergency situations and night cruising.

Minimum Standard:
Skills up to RYA Intermediate Powerboat level, knowledge of navigation up to at least Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory level. It is also strongly recommended that you hold a valid first aid certificate and VHF Radio Operators Licence

Commercial Endorsement

This certificate cannot be commercially endorsed. If you require the commercial endorsement you will need to go on to complete the Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competent (exam). If you wish to undertake the exam please get in touch via info@plasmenai.co.uk or call 0300 300 3112 and we will endeavour to organise a date.

Plas Menai will provide all necessary personal protective clothing including waterproofs, buoyancy aids and helmets.

Please bring with you;
  • Suitable warm clothing to wear (under our free to use waterproofs)
  • Hat, gloves, sun screen
  • Wellies / shoes - that may get wet
  • Head torch (for the night navigation exercise)
  • 50p for locker


Next Steps

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VHF Marine Radio - 1 day

VHF Marine Radio - 1 day

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