This certificate is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
Powerboat Course Algarve. This course covers vessels up to 15m (45′) with no accommodation driven by outboard or inboard motors in fair weather up to 20 miles from a safe haven. There is no horsepower restriction. The IYT Small Powerboat & RIB Master (Power Boat 2 equivalent) certificates do not require a commercial endorsement because they are commercial certificates.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Marina of Faro, Algarve|
|DURATION||3 days / Start at 9:30 – Finish at 17:00|
|PRIOR EXPERIENCE||No needed|
Powerboat course in Faro
After completing this Powerboat course you will be a self-sufficient power boater in the right conditions, aware of your own limitations.
This three day course covers two days practical boat handling and one day of theory including:
- Safety at sea
- VHF Radio operations
- Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
- Launching and recovery
- Anchors and anchoring
- Nautical terminology
- Boat handling under power
- Man overboard procedures
- Ropes and rope-work
- Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
This course reviews theory in the classroom and covers practical boat handling & qualifies you for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
Children over 16 can attend a normal course at any time but we must have the parent/guardian’s specific permission – please call to discuss.