National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2)

National Powerboat Certificate:

The National Powerboat Certificate, delivered in Dun Laoghaire, 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. Powerboat course content includes:

  • Boat preparation
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Launch and recoveryPowerboat Course Dates
  • 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 syllabus.

The National Powerboat Certificate is the certificate needed to apply for the International Certificate of Competency. 

Cost: €300 per person on pre scheduled courses, discounts are available for a group of 3 booking together. Rates for one to one course differ. Contact us on 087 0922913 or for more information.

Qualification: The Irish Sailing’s National Powerboat Certificate

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