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RYA Intermediate Powerboat

Go on, challenge yourself!
This course covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters, using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques.


This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the level 2 course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the two days you will cover, cruising at planing speed and more advanced boat handling. It is recommended for anyone considering moving on to the Advanced course.


  • Assumed knowledge - Boat handling to the standard of the Level 2 course with a coastal endorsement.  Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory is recommended. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid certifciate and a VHF/SRC operators certifciate.

  • Minimum duration - 2 days 

  • Minimum age - 16

  • Course content - Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, pilotage, passage making, man overboard


Ability after the course

  • Able to plan and execute short coastal passages by day.

RYA Day Skipper

Telephone the office to book

01304 805 799

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