Powerboat Intermediate Course

RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course

The RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.

It aims to teach the standard required to complete a short coastal passage by day.

The RYA Powerboat Intermediate course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats.

During the course you will cover cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling.

It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.

The RYA Powerboat Intermediate course can be conducted on a planing or displacement boat.

Assumed knowledge:
Candidates should be competent to the standard of RYA Powerboat Level 2 with coastal endorsement. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid and VHF/SRC operator’s certificate and have knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory.

Minimum duration:
2 days

 Minimum age:
16 years old

 Course content:
Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard.

 Ability after course:
Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day