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Powerboat Courses 2019

Dear Member

 

We are pleased to continue to offer Powerboat Courses and have now finalised the dates for 2019, further details along with pricing below. 

Having now gained recognition for the RYA Safety Boat Course, we will be offering this in addition to PBL1, PBL2 and 2 and 4-hour private sessions (these can also be undertaken in your own boat).

 

RYA Powerboat Level 1

 

Content: Basic boat handling, including launching and recovery, steering controls, securing to a buoy and leaving and coming alongside.

Duration: 1 Days (6 hours total of which 4 hours is spent on the water).

Pre Course Ability: None required

Ability after course: An understanding of how to launch and recover a powerboat, and an awareness of the basic controls and safety considerations. 

Students will be issued with an RYA Powerboat Level 1 Certificate upon successful completion of the course. 

Students under 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate (subject to successful completion). 

Price and Dates: Please contact us for more details. 

Minimum Age: 12. Students under 16, must be accompanied by a parent / guardian. 

 

RYA Powerboat Level 2

 

Content: Basic boat handling, launching and recovery of craft, picking up a mooring, coming alongside, anchoring, driving at planing speed, man overboard. Theory of tides, weather, collision regulations, buoyage and introduction to navigation.

Duration: 2 Days (16 hours total of which 4 hours is spent on the water each day).

Pre Course Ability: None required

Ability after course: Self sufficient small powerboat driver.

Students will be issued with an RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate upon successful completion of the course. They will also be eligible to apply for an International Certificate of Competence (ICC).

Powerboat Level 2 is also a pre-requisite to complete an RYA Dinghy Instructor Course.

Students under 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate (subject to successful completion) but will not be eligible to apply for the ICC.

Minimum Age: 12. Students under 16, must be accompanied by a parent / guardian. 

Price:             Members: £320

Non Members: £350

Bookings of 3 people are eligible for 10% discount.

Dates:           

                        September: 7-8

                        October: 5-6

 

RYA Safety Boat

 

Content: Techniques for assisting dinghies and windsurfers, providing safety cover, search and rescue patterns and towing. Theory of rescuing kite surfers and canoes / kayaks and equipment to be carried on board.

Duration: 2 Days (16 hours total of which 4 hours is spent on the water each day).

Pre Course Ability: Students must hold a Coastal RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate. An understanding of sailing is also beneficial. 

Ability after course: Able to provide Safety Boat cover for sailing dinghies and windsurfers.

Students will be issued with an RYA Safety Boat Certificate upon successful completion of the course. This is a pre-requisite course to become an RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor. 

Minimum Age: 16

Price:             Members: £320

Non Members: £350

Bookings of 3 people are eligible for 10% discount.

Dates:            Any PBL2 scheduled date. 

 

Private Powerboat Tuition (2 Hours)

Content: This is private tuition and can be tailored to you and can be run in your own boat. Please note that you must ensure you have valid insurance cover to have tuition carried out in your own craft. 

This is not an RYA course and is therefore not certificated. 

Duration: 2 Hours (on the water) 

Pre Course Ability: None required

Price:             £195 (£100 in own boat)

The above price is for up to 3 people. Please note that 3 or 4 hour sessions can also be arranged. Further details upon request.

 

For all enquiries or to make a booking, please contact Nick Williams. bssccourses@gmail.comTel: 07704 422548. (Note he deals with all enquiries at weekends and in the evening).

 

Full payment and confirmation in writing from us is required to secure a booking.

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