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North Staffs Powerboat / Dam Head / Rudyard Lake / Staffordshire ST13 8XB

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Level 1 - Start Powerboating Course - £150

The purpose of this course is to provide a practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats.

Course Duration: 1 day Minimum

Min Age: 8 years old


8 to 11 year olds will receive the Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed – “The holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult on board the craft”.


12 to 16 year olds will receive a Level 1 certificate which will be endorsed – “The holder should only use powered craft under the supervision of a responsible adult”.


You do not require any previous boating experience for this course.


Conducted with a maximum ratio of 3 students per instructor in 1 boat.



Level 1 - Start Powerboating Course




Course Dates 2018

Please contact us if you are interested in a Level 1 Course. These will be provided on demand and may well be conducted on a weekend day to suit yourselves.

Min 3 persons required for a user defined course date.

RYA Start Powerboating Level 1 - Course Syllabus


PRACTICAL - Section A


- Launch and Recovery


- Preparation of Boat and Crew


- Boat Handling Knowledge of:


- Picking up and securing to a mooring buoy

 

- Leaving and coming alongside

   

- Being Towed

   

THEORY - Section B

  

Loading and balancing the boat and the effect on handling and performance

Local Byelaws and insurance

Crew numbers: minimum number in the boat, keeping a look out

Awareness of other water users, including effect of wash

Application of IRPCS.

Understands rules 5, 6 and conduct around commercial shipping in confined waters

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