RYA Advanced Powerboat

This course is for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips by day and night.

Over the 2 days, you will learn more about navigating at planing speed, techniques for skippering a powerboat in more challenging conditions, meteorology, passage making as skipper and preparation for sea, boat handling, use of engines, emergency situations and night cruising.


The course starts at 9.30am on day one and and will finish at 5.30pm on day two. A night-time passage will be included as part of the course, so Saturday evening finishing times will vary depending on daylight hours.

The course runs with a minimum of 2 students + instructor and a maximum of 3 students to ensure you have plenty of time in the driving seat. The course is based on continual assessment, there are no exams.


Practical skills to the standard of the RYA Intermediate Powerboat Course and knowledge to level of RYA Yachtmaster/Coastal Theory . It is also strongly recommended that candidates hold an RYA First Aid certificate and a VHF/SRC certificate.

Minimum Age 17.

You should not undertake this course if you are pregnant and we recommend you consult a doctor before booking if you suffer from back problems.


£350pp or £900 for a group of 3 (groups can be booked on unlisted dates, please contact us).

What's Included?

Tuition from RYA qualified instructor on board a 7m RIB, all mooring fees, loan of waterproof jacket and trousers, fuel, RYA Log book (G20) and an Advanced Powerboat Course Completion Certificate. Lifejackets will be provided to wear throughout. Please note lunch isn't included, please bring a packed lunch.


Our courses take place on our 7m RIB.

Private Tuition

We can offer private courses on dates of your choosing. Please contact us for availability.

Please note

If you intend to work commercially, this Advanced Powerboat Course Completion certificate cannot be commercially endorsed, you will need to go on to complete the Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence (exam). Please contact us for further details.

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