RYA Helmsman

Powerboat at mooring Southern Cross YachtingA two-day motor boating (power boating) course covering basic boat handling, engine checks and safety. This course is ideal for new owners conscious of the difficulty and hazards of boat handling in the marina.

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Duration: 2 x 1 days or 1 weekend

Previous experience required: None.

It is useful for crews as well as skippers. Apart from the obvious safety benefits of extra boat handlers on board, it adds interest if everyone can contribute to the trip.

Content includes boat preparation, boat handling, types of craft, engines and drives, engine operation and maintenance, safety and seamanship, rules of the road, securing to a buoy, berthing alongside, man overboard recovery.

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