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RYA Power Boat Intermediate

2 days: £355.00

This is a two day course that builds on the knowledge and skills from the Powerboat Level 2 course. It also covers more advanced boat handling and the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day in coastal waters.

Suggested Previous Experience

You must hold Level 2 Powerboat Coastal Certificate and you should have theory knowledge of RYA Day Skipper level. It is also recommended that students hold a valid First Aid certificate and VHF operators licence.

Course Content

Planning a day cruise, boat preparation, boat handling, coastal passage making and pilotage.


RYA Intermediate Powerboat Certificate and the International Certificate of Competence at the appropriate level.




15 April '17Places
26 June '17Places


Boat preparation

- The importance of protective clothing and safety equipment
- The minimum level of equipment for the boat
- Considerations of equipment required for longer passages
- Correct stowage of equipment

Boat Handling

Knowledge of:
- Effect of waves
- Rougher conditions
- Awareness of other water users
- Mooring stern-to between posts or Med style

- Demonstrate awareness of wind and tide
- Mooring alongside, in a marina berth (where available)
- Demonstrate the use of an appropriate length kill cord at all times


- Demonstrate a practical application of techniques for pilotage in local waters

Passage Making

- The need for pre-planning, including advice in the event of having to return at night

- Apply the lessons learnt in the theory section and successfully complete a practical passage
- Fix position by traditional and electronic means

Man Overboard

- Techniques for picking up a man overboard in differing conditions

- Pick up a man overboard

East Anglian Sea School Ltd.
Tel: 01473 659992    Email: sales@eastanglianseaschool.com