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Power & Safety Boat Courses 2014

Adult Training Courses

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RYA Powerboat Courses

Powerboat courses will provide you with skills and knowledge that will come in useful if you wish to drive the club RIBS for carrying out your duty or if you were looking into using a powerboat regularly.

RYA Powerboat Level 2 (16+ yrs) No experience required - 2 days

As an introduction to powerboating this course gives you all the skills and knowledge to keep you safe whilst driving and manoeuvring a powerboat.

Further dates are available on request; please call the office for information.

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RYA Powerboat Level 2 Direct Assessment (16+ yrs) - ½ day 

Assumed knowledge of powerboats and practical skills to the level of powerboat 2

Candidates will be put through a written examination based on basic navigation IRPCS, tide, weather and boat knowledge to the level of Powerboat 2. Following this candidates will  be put in charge of ensuring a boat is prepared for sea. The final part of the assessment will include a demonstration of the on water skills required for powerboat 2. 

In order to pass this assessment candidates must pass the exam with a rate of 80% or above and demonstrate a solid level of competence on and around the water.

Where candidates are unsuccessful they will be offered further training at a reduced rate to gain their RYA powerboat Level 2 Certificate.

Dates: Available on request

Own Boat Tuition    

Assumed knowledge of powerboats and practical skills to the level of powerboat 2

Candidates will be put through a written examination based on basic navigation IRPCS, tide, weather and boat knowledge to the level of Powerboat 2.  

Dates: Available on request

HISC Safety Boat  Course (16+ yrs)   Pre-requisite Powerboat Level 2 - 1 Day  

This course is designed by HISC members, for members who wish to learn more about the skills required for being an effective safety boat operator.

This is very much a hands on course that is tailored for the HISC environment. Includes recovery techniques for a number of different craft.

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RYA Safety Boat (16+ yrs)  Pre-requisite  Powerboat Level 2 - 2 Days

Over 16s and must be an experience Powerboat Level 2

This course is designed to offer you the opportunity to practice the methods and techniques of fleet management, and the safety and rescue of small craft.

Dates: Available on request

For more information please contact the sailing secretary: [email protected]


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