SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Powerboat Pre-Instructor

  • Course ID: C121
  • Discipline: Powerboat
  • Level: Assistant Instructor

The whole process of becoming an instructor begins with the pre-entry course and at SailCork we run special courses to ensure you are up to the standard required and full prepared so you can get the best from your instructor course. The course prepares you afloat and ashore for the pre-entry assessment and also for the instructor course. The assessment ensures that you have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge necessary to teach up to National Powerboat Certificate

Accreditation ISA Pre Instructor Assessment - Powerboat
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 1 Day
Objective Achieve the ISA Pre-Powerboat Instructor Course standard. Demonstrate competency in operation and background knowledge of planing powerboats, both console and tiller outboards.
Location SailCork's base at East Ferry in Cork Harbour. 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.
Syllabus

Short course plus assessment. PART 1 - SKILLS: Prepare boat for use, Launch & Recovery, Start/Stop Engine, Low Speed Manoeuvres, Turn in Confined Space, Holding Off, Pick up Mooring, Man Overboard, Coming Alongside, High Speed Manoeuvres, Anchoring. PART 2 - BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE: Basic Engine Fault Finding, Compass, Chart Symbols, Tides, Collision Regulations, Weather, Ropework.

Pre Course Minimum 17 years of age. National Powerboat Certificate (endorsed for console and tiller as well as planing).
Course Brands ISA
Tags Powerboating|Instructor|Professional
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