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Powerboat Handling Level 1 

Level 1 is a 1 Day course

Assumed knowledge None
Minimum duration 1 day
Minimum age 8. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate
Course content Launch and recovery (8-11 year olds observe)
Preparation of boat and crew, boat handling,  picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed
Ability after the course Able to drive under supervision

Contact   training@gcyc.co.uk 

Powerboat Handling Level 2

 

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC).

It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly. 

 

Assumed knowledge   None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating


Minimum duration    2 days              Minimum age12.

Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate


Course content    Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard

Ability after the course    Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft

Contact   training@gcyc.co.uk