Powerboat Course (Day 1)

This course is an introduction to boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer , everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment.

Course Content

Launch and recovery (8-11years old observe), Preperation of boat and crew, boat handling  etc

Note: Certificates issued to 8-11 year olds can only be used under the supervision of an adult on board. Certificates issued to 12-16 year olds can only be used under the supervision of a responsible adult.

Powerboat (Day 2)

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.

It also includes close quarters handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations.The course can be taken inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

Assumed knowledge: None

Minimum duration :     2 days

Minimum age: 12 years Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate.

Course content: 

Launch and recovery, boat-handling, securing to a buoy , anchoring leaving and coming alongside, man overboard.

Skills acquired from course: self sufficient in the right conditions, aware of his own limitations.

Courses outside of these can be arranged upon request, always depending on availability. Please contact us on info@maltanauticallicence.com for courses outside these dates.