National Powerboat Certificate - SAR

  • Course ID: C320
  • Discipline: Powerboat
  • Level: Level 2

By the end of this two day course the successful participant will be capable of helming without supervision in good conditions and familiar waters.

Accreditation ISA National Powerboat Certificate
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 without supervision in good conditions and familiar waters and understand the responsibilities of a SAR crew.
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. Can be conducted at a SAR Organisation's own station.
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, launch & recovery, low & high speed manoeuvres, anchoring & docking, basic navigation, weather & coastal knowledge, safety. Role and limitations of SAR crew. Personal, crew and casualty safety. Includes endorsements for planing, outdrive, outboard, console control and tiller control.

Pre Course Skills & knowledge included in "An Introduction to Powerboating". Recommendation from your SAR station management.
Course Brands ISA
Tags Powerboating|Search and Rescue|SAR|Professional
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