Powerboat Advanced - RYA

Powerboat Advanced - RYA

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Full price £320* Special offer for 2019 £299

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DURATION:  2 days & 1 evening

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Power boating skills to RYA Intermediate level. Theory to RYA Yachtmaster

ABILITY AT COURSE END:  Building on ability from intermediate course to gain ability in night time navigation

PLACES PER COURSE:  3

MINIMUM AGE:  17

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The RYA Advanced Powerboat course is the perfect course if you want to undertake passages at night time. It builds on the skills from the intermediate course, and adds aspects of navigating at night time. During the night passage learning to navigate to lit and unlit buoys and more advanced techniques such as using back bearings, transits and depth contour lines, helicopter rescues and search patterns. An essential course you should undertake if you wish to gain commercial endorsement and undertake the Advanced Powerboat course exam.

What you will cover:

·        Using GPS and chart plotters

·        Navigating at high speed

·        Navigate using soundings

·        Interpreting synoptic charts

·        Rules of the road

·        Using pilotage in ports by day and night

·        Recovering a man overboard

·        Search patterns and rescue techniques

·        Position fixing

·        Advanced boat handlingformation coming soon…

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