Skills Developed Through Practical Experience

If you are new to power boating our practical introduction will get you started and prepare you for your first RYA training course and qualification. If you already have power boat experience we'll give you time on the water to polish your existing skills and give you the opportunity to take them to the next level. 

Experience you will gain includes;

  • Charts, chart symbols, buoyage systems, tides and tidal streams
  • Piloting and passage planning
  • RYA Power Boat Level II
  • Application of local byelaws,  distress signals, mayday & hand boat signals.
  • RYA VHF Radio
  • Fire Precautions
  • Introduction to Geographic Information System
  • GPS Use and Limitations
  • Advice about our coastal waters
  • Practical boat familiarization
  • Rules of the Road
  • Familiarisation with local harbour and rivers

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