RYA Advanced Powerboat Day and Night Course

(Ideal preparation to complete your Commercial endorsement)


The Advanced Powerboat Day & Night course provides the skills and background knowledge needed by powerboat drivers operating by day or night in known or unfamiliar water. The role of the skipper and boat handling techniques are covered in more demanding conditions. It includes:

Preparation - passage planning - meteorology - skipper's responsibilities

Boat handling and manoeuvres - high speed boat handling - advanced manoeuvres - manoeuvring in rough weather - chart plotters and radar - pilotage by day and night - emergency situations - differences for a twin engine vessel

Candidates should be competent to the standard of Intermediate Powerboat certificate with a thorough knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of the Day Skipper Shorebased certificate. You are required to hold a first aid certificate and a VHF operator's certificate.


This course is an ideal way for those who have completed the Intermediate Powerboat course or a Shorebased Day Skipper course to put their theory skills into practise and expand their practical experience.

The full syllabus for all powerboat courses is available in the Powerboat Scheme Syllabus & Logbook, RYA publication G20.


Advanced Powerboat course: £350.00 Per Person

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