Based at Starcross Yacht Club on the Exe Estuary.
This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.
Assumed knowledge: None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating
Minimum duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 12. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Course content: Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard
Ability after the course: Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.Book Now