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RYA Tender Operators Course

RYA Tender Operators Course

Course Description

Designed in conjunction with the Professional Yachting Association this course is intended to build on a candidate’s basic powerboating knowledge and skills. Attendees will gain confidence in their ability to manoeuvre a powerboat more smoothly. The emphasis is on learning important skills in day and night pilotage and passenger carriage and management. This course is very useful for anyone operating a powerboat day or night with responsibility for carrying passengers. The course includes plenty of time to practice working with a crew member and operating short-handed. Candidates will practice and become familiar with pilotage for short passages from ship to shore, both day and night.


2 days


460 euros
Candidates should be competent to the standard of RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling with a coastal endorsement. It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first aid and VHF / SRC operators certificate.
17 yeards old

Passenger safety and comfort, day and night pilotage, emergency situations, equipment / vessel types, associated theory.

Confident undertaking short ship to shore transfers by day and night.

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