Own Boat Tuition
Own Boat Tuition (Own Boat).
What better way to do some Powerboat Training than to do a course in the actual boat you will be using all of the time!
Own boat tuition is offered by ABC in the ABC Operating Area. The Instructor must be happy with the type of vessel that will be used. The course will follow the syllabus of the Powerboat level 2 on the ABC vessel. Note the vessel will be inspected by the Instructor for suitability and safety and there will have been a pre-requisite list sent to the customer ensuring the vessels suitability for use during the course. The Instructor will be an Advanced Powerboat Instructor if the course is to be run outside of the ABC operating area.
Craft – Own Boat Tuition
The Course is conducted on the customers own boat that must satisfy a pre-requisite list for safety and be inspected by the Instructor prior to the Course taking place. If the boat is not deemed to be sea worthy, or not of suitable standard, the Instructor should notify the chief Instructor immediately and a decision will be made to if the Course is allowed to continue.
Instructor – Own Boat Tuition
The Instructor for the Powerboat Level 2 Course on customers own boats will be a minimum of Powerboat Instructor (PBI qualified) with a VHF SRC Radio & current First Aid Certificate. This course will only be run outside of the ABC operating area if the Instructor is fully qualified to do so and with regard to RYA policy. (Advanced PBI).
Course duration Own Boat Tuition
The course lasts one or two days depending on the requirement and runs generally from 9 till 5. Instructors are encouraged to spend the majority of time available on the water to ensure all aspects of the course is covered with ample practice time for each student. One to one Instruction is available or up to 3 persons and equal rotation of students will be given regardless of experience (with a student to Instructor ratio of 3:1 if you wish to have friends or family join in for the course). You will get a Powerboat Level 2 Certificate at the end of the course if this is what is required, bespoke options are also available (non RYA).
What is covered in the course? Own Boat Tuition – Depending on requirements
- Launching & recovery
- Boat handling
- Approaching and securing to a buoy
- Handling a boat at planing speed
- Leaving and coming alongside
- Man overboard
- Theory including Coastal Waters
- Pilotage Plan
- General boating safety