National Powerboat Certificate Course

gosailing.ie is delighted to announce that it is now offering the 2 day National Powerboat Certificate courses. All courses are ISA certified and delivered by an extremely experienced full time instructor. We run from the most unique training centre in the country, a luxury 53 foot yacht is our class room which is located on Dun Laoghaire Marina while the powerboat used is commercially coded by the Department of Marine and of the highest standard. She is 24 feet in length with a 150hp engine. 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.

Qualification: The Irish Sailing Associations National Powerboat Certificate

For those that already have powerboat experience we can also run a one to one assessment. Contact us now to get you trained up on info@gosailing.ie, 087 0922913 or www.gosailing.ie

Date of posting: Oct 10, 2016