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RYA Advanced Powerboat (Day and Night)

Aimed at leisure and professional boaters with intermediate level skills, this course will equip you with the skills to undertake more adventurous coastal trips by both day and night.

About the course

This is an advanced level course for powerboat drivers who already have some intermediate level skills, knowledge and experience. To join this course you must:

We also strongly recommended that you hold current first aid and VHF/SRC operator's certificates. 

After completing this course, you’ll be able to safely plan and execute coastal trips and return to a familiar port by night.

Advanced Powerboat courses are run on a maximum ratio of 1 instructor to 3 students.

What to bring with you

  • warm clothing
  • comfortable closed-toe shoes
  • lunch and snacks
  • water bottle
  • sunscreen and sunglasses
  • hat
  • gloves
  • head torch
  • your powerboat logbook
  • Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster theory certificate

What we provide

  • boats (6.5 metre Gemini RIBS)
  • life jackets
  • waterproof jackets and trousers
  • certificates

Dates and times

All courses are taught on a Saturday and Sunday.

Date

Time

Date

:

23 and 24 March 2024

Time

:

9:00-22:00 Sat & 9:00-16:00 Sun

Prices

Our courses are available to everyone, but Sport members are able to book at a discounted rate. 

Membership type

Cost

Membership type

:

Southampton Sports Membership

Cost

:

£203.50

Membership type

:

Mayflower Member, Sports Pass or Non-Member

Cost

:

£370

Booking a course

Book your course online

You can also:

Cancelling or rescheduling a course

You can cancel or reschedule a booking by contacting the Jubilee Sports Centre. Your options depend on how much notice you give us. Notice periods are based on the date of your booking, not on the start time.

Notice given

Refund options

Notice given

:

7 days or more

Refund options

:

Full refund or reschedule to another date

Notice given

:

Between 48 hours and 7 days

Refund options

:

Full refund if you present a doctor’s note stating why you can't complete your booking

Notice given

:

Less than 48 hours

Refund options

:

No refund available

When we might cancel your booking

We might need to cancel a booking if:

  • the weather means we cannot safely run a course
  • staff members are sick and their absence cannot be covered
  • we cannot meet our minimum student-instructor ratio

If we need to cancel your booking, we’ll always try to give you at least 24 hours' notice. We’ll also offer to reschedule your booking.

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