Powerboat Level 2
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ RYA Powerboat Level 1-3
- Training School:
- Palma Sea School
- Palma, Spain
- 2 days
Palma Sea School's Powerboat Level 2 course - aimed as an introduction to power boating with the course covering a much wider range of topics than the level 1 course. There are no pre-requisites for the course but it aims to provide a good, broad base of experience for anyone who wants to take a powerboat out on their own.
As with all of our courses the days will be mainly practical and hands on to give you the best experience, skills and confidence in the handling of powerboats.
This two-day course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
Launching and recovery: Going through the step by step actions needed to ensure the safe launching and recovery of the vessel.
Boat handling: Basic boat handling skills, familiarizing you with the controls and maneuverability of the vessel
Securing to a buoy: Learn the safe method to approach and secure to a mooring buoy
Anchoring: Learn the safe methods of anchoring a vessel and its recovery. The use of different anchor types for different conditions.
Leaving and coming alongside: Learn how to safely approach a pontoon, slip or even another vessel.
Man overboard: Learn a number of techniques should you be faced with an emergency at sea