RYA Powerboat Level II

During your sailing or career, you are bound to encounter small open boats such as RIBs, sports boats and small launches. That is why this course is vital for learning the fundamentals of Skippering a powerboat – a capability and qualification is invaluable on vessels carrying dinghies and tenders.

Duration: 2 days

Venue: Yachtmaster Ocean Sailing School classroom at Royal Cape Yacht Club in Cape Town

NB:  Colour passport photograph required for certificate. This certificate is registered with the RYA.

Course Content includes:

  • Names, Parts and Terminology
  • Engine Checks and trouble shooting
  • Trailering and Launching
  • Pre-trip Inspection
  • Safety Equipment and its use
  • Safety Briefing
  • Basic Navigation
  • Buoyage
  • Tides
  • International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • High Speed control
  • High Speed Turns
  • High Speed Navigation
  • Throttle Control
  • Man Over Board
  • Docking and Mooring Buoys
  • Anchoring
  • Distress
  • Legal

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