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This two day course provides a thorough introduction to powerboating, progressing the student from a complete novice to a competent boat handler in the calm waters of Cardiff Bay and the coastal waters of the Bristol Channel.

The course will include planing and/or displacement craft, cover launching and recovery, boat handling, coming alongside, picking up a mooring, man overboard and anchoring. Essential theory will be covered alongside the practical elements of the course.

Candidates can apply to the RYA for the International Certificate of Competence (Power Coastal up to 10M) on successful completion of the course.

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

Minimum age


Prior experience required



2 days


£260 pp


9:30 - 16:30
2022 Dates
16 Jul / 17 Jul (Course Full) 9:30am - 4:30pm
26 Jul / 27 Jul (YOUTH COURSE- 1 Space) 9:30am - 4:30pm
03 Aug / 04 Aug (YOUTH COURSE- 1 Space) 9:30am - 4:30pm
20 Aug / 21 Aug (Course Full) 9:30am - 4:30pm
01 Oct / 02 Oct (2 Spaces) 9:30am - 4:30pm
29 Oct / 30 Oct 9:30am - 4:30pm
26 Nov / 27 Nov 9:30am - 4:30pm
10 Dec / 11 Dec 9:30am - 4:30pm