Powerboat Level 1 Coastal

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Passing Central London
Passing Central London

Powerboating past the Houses of Parliament

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A Sense of Humour always works a treat...

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This course is aimed at complete beginners with little to no experience of boating or younger people who want a formal but not too intensive introduction to power boating. It will provide the skills and background knowledge needed to be a beginner powerboat driver.

This course is aimed at complete beginners with little to no experience of boating or younger people who want a formal but not too intensive introduction to power boating.

The course covers:

  • Launching and recovering,

  • Safety equipment,

  • Pre-start checks,

  • Personal buoyancy,

  • Starting and stopping,

  • Use of a kill cord,

  • Steering controls,

  • Securing to a buoy,

  • Leaving and coming alongside,

  • Being towed,

  • IRPCS,

  • Rope work

  • Awareness of other water users.