Learn the skills and knowledge to skipper a small powerboat
PREREQUISITE: Start Powerboating
DATE: Saturday 22nd July 0900hrs–1700hrs
The skills and knowledge gained in this program are highly recommended for all powerboat operators. Included are the entry level, Yachting Australia Start Powerboating syllabus and the Powerboat Handling syllabus (incorporates the licensing requirements in some states of Australia). The course introduces 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. If you wish to assist in Club events or desire to be an Instructor, coach or official, then the Powerboat Handling certificate is particularly beneficial.
Your powerboating pathway begins here introducing practical driving skills, trip planning, boat maintenance, safety equipment and dealing with emergency situations. Following the course you will have sufficient skills and knowledge to skipper a small powerboat.
This one-day course is designed to improve your boat handling skills, especially in confined areas and in swell and waves. You will also learn more about engines and types of craft, and practice navigation techniques on a passage.Required for Dinghy Instructors.
When on land I will ….
And when on the water I will….