RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course in Port Solent, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

The RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course is aimed at those skippers that have completed Powerboat level 2 and now looking for that bit more out of boating with the ability to safely make longer passages by day or night. The Powerboat Intermediate Course will introduce you to a higher level of navigation and boating skills.

The RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course is taken over two days, with night work and will cover the following:

RYA Powerboat Intermediate Theory;

A knowledge of:

Navigation, True & magnetic bearings,  Bearing & distance, Chart symbols, Tidal diamonds & Tidal streams, use of pilot books, Position lines, use of marine locks.

Understanding of: 

Latitude & Longitude, The principles of GPS, Sources of forecast information and the Interpretation of forecasts, Tidal heights at secondary ports.

Can;

Use a plotting instrument and can plot a course to steer ( CTS ), use of a tidal curve, work out tidal heights for standard ports, Buoyage, Rules of the road (IRPCS), Pilotage,
Mayday Call on VHF sets.

RYA Powerboat Intermediate Practical:

Boat Preparation, Boat handling, Pilotage, Passage making, man overboard.

The minimum age limit for the course is:
Age 16

The cost of the RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course: 

Tuition:

2 Days Classroom / Practical

Individual: £300 per head
One to one tuition: £440 per head
2 students: £270 per head
3 students or more: £200 per head

1st Sea School boat hire:
£180 per day (extra fuel) divided by number of students

You may do the RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course in your own boat (if suitable for night work):
Own boat tuition £200 per day

For more information contact Cliff on +447767398892 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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