Intermediate Powerboat Certificate

Overview

Course Title: Irish Sailing Intermediate Powerboat Course

Accreditation: Irish Sailing (Irish Qualification)

Cost: €325

Bring friends or family on day long excursions aboard a powerboat in confidence and competent you’ll cope with anything that comes up along the way. We’ll teach you how to plan enjoyable coastal passages including developing navigation, pilotage and boat handling skills. At the end of the course, you’ll receive the Irish Sailing Intermediate Powerboat Certificate.

What’s covered?

This is a perfect course for those who wish to further their navigation and practical powerboating abilities as well as for those who undertake day trips away from their home port. The course lasts two days and covers;

  • Planning and executing a coastal day trip
  • Interpreting tidal and weather information
  • Boat Handling in rougher weather
  • Use of electronic aids to navigation, and what to do when they fail
  • Application of IRPCS, VHF radio procedures
  • Safety Skills, including Man Over Board skills

Course Pre-requisits…

You must hold an Irish Sailing National Powerboat Certificate. You can also hold an equivelent qualification with 20 hours driving experience. It’s also strongly recommended to have navigation ability to the standard of the Coastal Navigation for Small Boats course, as well as holding a VHF SRC Radio certificate and First Aid certificate.

An assessment at the beginning of the course may be required at our discretion. This is to ensure that all participants are at an appropriate skill level to absorb new knowledge and skills.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

Courses run on from 9:30am to 5:30 each day. Courses have 6 places unless indicated otherwise.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.

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Course Dates

Course Date Spaces Left?

Course 2A

Saturday 23rd July - Sunday 24th July

FINISHED

Course 2B

Saturday 10th September - Sunday 11th September

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Course 3

Saturday 24th September - Sunday 25th September

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Course 4

Saturday 12th November - Sunday 13th November

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    star rating  Came here with my mom for a stand up paddle board rental, the staff went above and beyond to be super friendly and the experience was great and good value!

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    July 28, 2020

    star rating  Really lovely staff, super friendly. Would highly recommend the kayak and paddle board rentals! Great with a small group or big group.

    Megan C
    June 1, 2020

    star rating  Came here with my mom for a stand up paddle board rental, the staff went above and beyond to be super friendly and the experience was great and good value!

    lizzy
    July 1, 2020