National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2)

National Powerboat Certificate:

The National Powwerboat Certificate course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively, skipper an open powerboat by day, on inland and coastal waters with which they are familiar. The training is run over 2 days. Course content includes:

  • Boat preparation
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Launch and recovery
  • Basic boat handling
  • Planing and manoeuvring on the plane
  • Leaving and coming alongside
  • Securing to a mooring
  • Anchoring
  • Man Overboard
  • Rules of the Road
  • Regulations
  • Safety on board
  • Rope work
  • Towing
  • Weather
  • Engines and drives
  • Types of craft
  • Navigation & Pilotage
  • Coastal Knowledge

All practical elements are performed as a skipper on a powerboat. Course material follows the Irish Sailing Associations syllabus.

Cost: €250 per person, discounts are available for a group of 3 booking together. Contact us on 087 0922913 or info@gosailing.ie for more information.

Qualification: The Irish Sailing Associations National Powerboat Certificate

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