IDEAL FOR SUPERYACHTS
2 Days +
Designed in conjunction with the Professional Yachting Association, this course is for operators who ferry passengers between superyachts and the shore by day or night. There is a lot of responsibility and high standards are expected in passenger transfers in the superyacht industry. This exciting course enhances your skills to make you a valuable member of the crew.
To gain confidence in manoeuvring boats safely, smoothly and with precision while carrying passengers onboard. Learn and develop important skills in pilotage and navigation day and night and in the management of passenger carrying tenders, dealing with day to day care and maintenance of the vessels.
This course opens many doors in the marine industry as well.
2 day course
+ night passage
Student to instructor max ratio
3 : 1
Minimum age = 17
Candidates should be experienced to the level of Powerboat Level 2 certificate and are strongly recommended to hold first aid certificates and VHF Radio operator’s licenses
What To Bring
(Even if it's not sunny) We go fast so the wind might make you tear up a little.
+ gloves and a hat on colder days. It gets chilly on the river sometimes.
A good attitude to learn!
A packed lunch or money to eat out
We have a fridge-freezer, kettle, microwave, small cooker, cutlery, plates, coffee/tea/sugar/milk for you to use.
Use of RIB incl. fuel
Use of lifejackets
Use of Kitchen
Experienced, enthusiastic and approachable instructors
Certificate upon successful course completion
Confidence in boat handling, working with crew, pilotage, navigation, passenger carriage, management of day or night passages in a ship to shore transfer situation and in dealing with emergencies.
When applying for work in the very competitive superyacht industry having the Tender Operators License will make you a more attractive candidate when it comes to skills requirements. If you already work on superyachts having done the course opens many doors for you to become an invaluable member of the crew.
Develop Your Skills
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Come and visit us prior to your course and book a boat ride with friends and family. We run our boat rides all year round and they're super fun for all. View Scotland's most exciting city along the iconic River Clyde.
We offer a fantastic range of RYA Courses delivered by our team of highly trained instructors. Although navigation and skippering boats is a serious business, it should be fun and it's our ethos that you have a great time with us!