Building on existing skills of the National Powerboat Certificate this course is aimed at the commercial and passenger powerboat coxswain who intends to operate in a more challenging environment in daylight hours.
|Boat||6.5m Excalibur RIB 120hp Mercruiser inboard diesel engine, 5.5 m Humber RIB 90hp Honda four stroke engine, 4m Narwhal RIB 15hp Honda four stroke engine.|
|Length of Course||2 days|
|Objective||You will be capable of helming in challenging conditions in inshore waters during daylight hours and understand the responsibilities of a passenger boat skipper.|
|Location||SailCork's base at East Ferry in Cork Harbour, with waters suitable for powerboating in all weathers. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms, easy access to the water for dinghies and marina for larger boats.|
|What to bring||Your personal powerboating gear, suitable for powerboating in all conditions. Buoyancy aid or lifejacket. Notebook and pen. Whistle and knife. Powerboat logbook|
|Meals||Bring a packed lunch as well as snack and drink for mid morning.|
Boat preparation, passage planning, weather, passage making (daylight only), advanced boat handling. Passenger safety and safety briefings. Role of Commercial Skipper Includes endorsements for planing, outdrive, outboard, console control and tiller control.
|Pre Course||National Powerboat Certificate or equivalent. Coastal Navigation for Small Boats or equivalent.|