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Course info

This two day and one evening course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to operate safely and confidently in more demanding coastal waters by day and night.

The course covers boat handling, pilotage, meteorology, navigation at planing speeds, seamanship, and undertaking a night-time passage at sea.

N.B. Please ensure that you bring a passport photo with you when you attend the course, as it will be required to issue your certificate.

Commercial Endorsement – This certificate cannot be commercially endorsed. If you require commercial endorsement, you must complete the Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competent (exam).


Please contact us for availability

Minimum age


Prior experience required

Competent to RYA Intermediate; Navigation knowledge to Coastal Skipper / RYA Yachtmaster


First Aid Certificate; VHF Short Range Certificate


2 days (including a night exercise one evening)


£380 pp


9:30 - 22:00 (times will vary due to night exercise) / 9:30 - 16:30