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RYA Intermediate Powerboat (Day Cruising)

If you’re comfortable with the basics of powerboating, this 2 day RYA powerboat intermediate course in Southampton will take your skills to the next level, with practical experience of piloting and passage-planning on coastal waters during the day. 

About the course

This is an intermediate level course for powerboat drivers who already have some basic skills, knowledge and experience. To join this course you must hold the RYA Level 2 National Powerboat certificate, with coastal endorsement. We also strongly recommended that you have: 

  • current first aid and VHF/SRC operator's certificates 
  • knowledge to the level of Day Skipper theory 

After completing this course, you’ll be able to safely plan and execute short coastal passages by day. 

Intermediate 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

What we provide

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

Dates and times

This course is taught over 2 days.

Date

Time

Date

:

20 and 21 April 2024

27 and 28 July 2024

Time

:

9:00 - 17:00 

9:00 - 17:00 

Prices

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

Membership type

Cost

Membership type

:

Southampton Sports Membership

Cost

:

£187

Membership type

:

Mayflower Member, Sports Pass or Non-Member

Cost

:

£340

Booking a course

Book your course online

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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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