RYA Powerboat Intermediate course

The 2 day RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat for longer distances. If you've always stayed relatively close to 'home' this course will give you the skills and confidence to carry out more adventurous coastal passages. 


Minimum age: 16

Prior knowledge: A level of practical boat handling skills and theory equivalent to the powerboat level 2 course.

RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course Information
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Course Content

  • Navigation, bearings & distance, charts & symbols
  • Tides
  • Use of almanacs
  • Use of marina locks
  • Principals of GPS/ Chart plotters
  • Meterology
  • Waypoint navigation
  • Emergency situations
  • Boat preparation
  • Boat handling to a higher level including effect of waves, rougher conditions, handling in wind/tide
  • Pilotage, passage making practical application
  • Man overboard recovery techniques

Course Fees & Dates Enquiry

RYA Powerboat Intermediate Course Fees Fee inc.VAT 

1 person joining group course 


2 people joining group course*


3 people  (group booking discount)*


Own Boat (1, 2 or 3 people)


*group person booking discount applies when all students are booked under a lead booker and paid for at the same time

What's included in the course fee?

  • An RYA Advanced instructor for the duration of your course
  • Use of a powerboat (RIB) inc. fuel + insurance
  • Use of a lifejacket
  • Use of light wet weather gear if required  
  • RYA Intermediate Certificate (assuming successful completion)

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