Tender Driver- National Powerboat course
RIB Course RYA Powerboat level 2
Entry Requirements: Min age 16 – Physically fit
A tender drivers certificate required to operate in Northern Mediterranean waters.
The course is taught in english.
Practical and theory over 2 days
Day 1 practical and theory
“Safety at sea
VHF Radio operations
Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
Launching and recovery
Anchors and anchoring
Boat handling under power
Man overboard procedures
Basic navigation and pilotage
Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
Day 2 Practical applications
” Slow and high speed turns
” Close quarters maneuvering
” Docking under average conditions
” Departing dock or mooring
” MOB procedures
The qualification offers:
Covers vessels up to 15m (45′)
Driven by outboard motors
In fair weather,
No horsepower limitations
Up to 20 miles from a safe haven.
This RYA certificate can be commercially endorsed if required with additional short courses.