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powerboat refresher course

An opportunity to 'refresh' your previous powerboating experience, boats and particularly ribs have got bigger and faster over recent years and whilst you may have undertaken a PBL2 course in the past on a 4 metre rib with a 40 hp engine it bears little resemblence to a 10 metre with 2 x 300 hp on the back that you may be looking at driving this year! The course is tailored to your requirement with emphasis on safety with a reminder of IRPCS, buoyage and also driving a rib or other boat to re-instal your confidence and competence. We will spend a few minutes with you and your crew discussing your reasons for undertaking the course and plan the time to best assist you.

Assumed knowledge: Previous 'holiday powerboating'
Minimum duration: approx half a day depending upon your requirement or can extend to full day stopping enroute for lunch in perhaps, Cowes, Portsmouth, Wootton or another different port that you may consider visiting
Minimum age: any age however under 16's must be accompanied by an appropriate adult
Course content: A general refresher of 'putting to sea' and driving a powerboat
Ability after the course: To have refreshed your knowledge of powerboating and be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.
Student to Instructor Ratio: a maximum of 5 plus skipper/instructor on the boat

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Course Prices
Per boat £325.00 for approx 3 hr course
  £5750.00 if extended to full day
price is inclusive of VAT at 20%