- Covers vessels up to 15m
- Operation in coastal regions - in sight of land
- Driven by outboard or inboard motors
- In fair weather
- No horsepower limitations
- No accommodation
This is a two day course. Day one covers theory. Day 2 is on the water training covering practical boat handling skills: The curriculum includes the following:
- Safety at sea
- VHF Radio operations
- Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
- Launching and recovery
- Anchors and anchoring
- Nautical terminology
- Boat handling under power
- Man overboard procedures
- Ropes and rope-work
- Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
- Glossary of terms
The candidate must be able to demonstrate a thorough and complete knowledge of the syllabus and demonstrate the ability to perform the required practical skills correctly.
A written exam will be administered. A grade of 70% or higher is required to pass. Should a candidate fail an examination, a re-take exam will be allowed for an additional fee.
Maximum enrollment: 5
Minimum age: 13
Tuition and Inclusions
$550 per person; includes the course manual, exam fee, laminated certification card.
Exam retake Fee $25
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