This course bridges the gap between Powerboat Level 2 and the Safety Boat / Advanced Powerboat courses. More time is given to pilotage, navigation, fuel and engine checks as well as the effect of waves and rougher conditions. The use of power trims, trim tabs and berthing in different conditions are also included.
Level 2 or equivalent experience
Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard
2 days, 9.30am-5pm
This course is available at various college centres, contact us for further information.
If you already have a Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) then you can enrol on a course until 30 June 2017 as long as the course commences no later than 30 September 2017.
From October 2017, the scheme is being refreshed. For more information on how to apply for a new Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland, go to:
Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day.
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