This course is designed to build upon your basic power boating skills and knowledge. You will gain confidence in manoeuvring a powerboat more smoothly but emphasis is on both day and night pilotage and passenger carriage & management. Originally intended for operators responsible for ferrying passengers between superyachts and the shore.

Book on a RYA Tender Operator course below. Future dates are available, please contact the office for details. 

Price: £395
Previous Experience: VHF/SRC operators certificate and a first aid are strongly recommended
Assumed Knowledge:Powerboat Level 2 or equivalent
Duration: 2 Days
Minimum Age: 17
Location: Turnchapel Wharf, Plymouth, Devon, UK

Course Content:

  • Passenger Safety & Comfort
  • Daytime Pilotage
  • Nighttime Pilotage
  • Emergency Situations
  • Associated Theory

Costs include use of waterproofs if necessary, refreshments. Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations.