Powerboat Master

Designed for those to wish to operate a pleasure boat (power, with accommodation) up to 24 m, (80') in sight of land in fair weather. Tailored for those who are considering chartering a powerboat or for those who are purchasing a vessel.

Five day course which includes both theory and practical components including but not limited to:

  • Safety at sea
  • VHF Radio operations
  • Nautical terminology
  • Taking over a vessel
  • Ropework
  • Collision regulations
  • Introduction to weather/meteorology
  • Charts and compass work
  • Charwork
  • Passage planning
  • Dingy handling
  • Boat handling under power
  • Berthing, anchoring and coming alongside
  • Glossary of terms