Advanced Powerboat

This course is for more experienced leisure and professional powerboaters wishing to skipper small powerboats further afield and at night. As well as high levels of boat handling skills, a short range VHF licence, valid first aid certificate and navigation skills up to coastal / yachtmaster skipper standard are required for this course.

Please note that this course does not include an exam for a commercial endorsement.

Course dates:
  • 11th/12th March 2019
  • 8th/9th April 2019
  • 23rd/24th April
  • 2nd/3rd May 2019
  • 16th/17th September 2019
  • 26th/27th September 2019
  • 17th/18th October 2019
  • 21st/22nd October 2019
  • 4th/5th November 2019
  • 18th/19th November 2019
  • 16th/17th December 2019

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2 days (+1 night passage)


Minimum age 17.

Candidates should be competent to the standard of intermediate powerboat with a thorough knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of Coastal Skipper Theory.

It is strongly recommended that students hold a first aid certificate and a radio operators certificate.