We are now able to offer the RYA Powerboat level 2 course.
This RYA course provides comprehensive training into the handling and manoeuvring of a powerboat, and includes:
- speed and collision regulations
- knowledge of safety equipment
- turning in confined spaces
- coming alongside and securing to a mooring buoy
- close quarters handling
- man overboard techniques
- high speed manoeuvres
- rules of the road
- pilotage and passage planning.
At the end of the course you will a self-sufficient powerboater in the daylight, in the right conditions and be aware of your own limitations.
The duration of the course is 16 hours; however those with previous experience may be able to take a shorter course or direct assessment.
Courses will be run on the weekends of the 24th-25th July, 31st July -1st Aug, and 7th-8th Aug.
I am able to offer a mid-week course if preferable depending on numbers.
The minimum age is 12.
The cost of the course:
Members of Carrickfergus Sailing club £130.
These prices include syllabus/log book, Start Powerboating hand book and licence.
Initially there are 3 places available on each course. If there is sufficient demand on the waiting list then an additional instructor may be made available to cater for up to 6 participants.
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