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2 Days

Intermediate Powerboat

A 2 day confidence building course refining the skills of the level 2 course with a classroom session, planning in detail a longer daytime coastal passage which you will then undertake on the water. It includes more advanced boat handling and how to cope with rougher conditions.

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Topics Covered 

(not exhaustive - click below for more info)

  • Planning a day cruise

  • Boat preparation

  • Boat handling

  • Pilotage

  • Person overboard

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So you feel confident enough to get about on inland and coastal waters during daylight hours. An excellent course if you are planning a longer passage in both inland and coastal waters, going somewhere different e.g. harbours and marinas further away up or down the coast.


It includes planning and undertaking a longer coastal passage to further build your confidence. A day out with your instructor, have some lunch somewhere different. 

Next Steps


  • Use of RIB incl. fuel

  • Use of lifejackets and wet weather gear

  • RYA 'Start Powerboating' handbook

  • Modern facilities with hot/cold drinks and refreshments

  • Experienced, enthusiastic and approachable instructors :)

  • Intermediate Powerboat certificate upon successful course completion

What To Bring

  • Sunglasses! (Even if it's not sunny) We go fast so the wind might make you tear up a little.

  • A Jacket to keep you warm and dry. It gets cold on the river some days.

  • A good attitude to learn!

  • A packed lunch or money to eat out.

And that's it. We will provide you with quality service. Any questions? Check our FAQs.

More Info

2 day course

Student to instructor ratio is 2 : 1

(Max 3 : 1 on group bookings)

Minimum age is 16 years old.

Prior knowledge required: Boat handling to Level 2 standard. Navigation to Day Skipper shorebased standard recommended.


Confidence in making progress to the next level, the ultimate advanced powerboat course.

Skills Gained

Really good boat handling skills. Able to take all factors into consideration and make the right decisions when planning an extended passage and having the confidence to undertake the passage with passengers onboard even if you experience some waves.

Unlock your inner skipper

Check out our next available dates and book now. Any questions? Check out or FAQs​, and please get in touch.

Quality Training

Operating 21 years

5 Star Reviews

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