Learn the Skills and Knowledge to skipper a small powerboat
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This one day course will provide you with the necessary skills for the safe use of small powerboat, including the equipment to be carried, knowledge of seamanship, navigation and weather.
Your powerboat pathway begins here introducing practical driving skills, trip planning, boat maintenance, and safety equipment. Following the course you will have sufficient skills and knowledge to skipper a small powerboat.
In some instances, you can take your completion certificate to your State Maritime Regulator and gain the State Boat License.
The course usually runs over 1 day
This course is designed for participants who wish to further develop their powerboat driving skills.
This course is also a prerequisite for becoming a Dinghy and/or Windsurfing Instructor.
If any course that you wish to participate in is fully booked or not scheduled, please email an expression of interest to our Training Coordinator at [email protected]
DSC will provide participants with life jackets and boats. We have toilets and change rooms, and water fountains.
However there are a few things you will need to bring with you to ensure safety and fun on the water:
Over the course you will learn about: