Minimum age: 17
Experience: 2 years including night pilotage. As a guide; 30 days, 2 days as skipper, 800 miles, 12 night hours. If you hold the RYA Advanced Powerboat Course Completion Certificate the experience is reduced to 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours. Background knowledge to the level of RYA Yachtmaster Theory.
1 candidate: 4-5 hours
2 candidates: 5-6 hours
3 candidates: 6-7 hours
Personal kit required:
* PLEASE NOTE: Exams are only offered between 1st Oct - 31st March due to late sunset hours at other times of year.
The vessel will need to be seaworthy and capable of a minimum of 12 knots; it will need to be equipped with the following:
Additionally; if not on the boat, you will need to bring:
Exam fees: £189-00pp (2019)
Advanced Exam fees are payable directly to the RYA.
This fee is payable regardless of whether you are using your own boat or hiring ours.
Fees will be calculated according to the number attending the exam. Maximum cost for hire will be £210-00
Hire fees includes:
If applying for commercial endorsement: