Advanced Exam Prep Course

This is a bespoke prep course, specifically tailored to candidates completing the Advanced Certificate or Competence Exam. Subjects which can be refreshed include IRPCS, pilotage, boat handling, night navigation, etc.

This is a NON-CERTIFIED course, so other subjects can be added.

There will be a night exercise on Day 1 and another on Day 2 can be arranged (at extra cost).

Course dates:

Please contact the office to book.


2 day & 1 night, followed by exam


Minimum age 17


Seatime required – 2 years relevant experience, including night pilotage.

If you hold an RYA Advanced Powerboat Course Completion Certificate, the seatime is reduced to 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours. All qualifying seatime must be within 10 years prior to the exam.

Valid First Aid certificate.

VHF Operators Licence.