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5 day Power Boat Cruise and Learn Course (Basic & Intermediate certification combined)
5 nights accommodation with meals aboard a powerboat in the 32 – 40 ft range whilst cruising the scenic Gulf Islands. Course includes:
- A certified knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructor
- Free rental of company Inflatable PFD (Personal Flotation Device – vest type)
- Cabin linen and bath towel
- Fuel for the duration of the cruise
|$1,899.00 (per person) +GST – shared cabin|
TAILOR-MADE COURSES CAN ALSO BE PLANNED TO SUIT YOUR PERSONAL AVAILABILITY
Manuals and logbooks are not included
An ideal way to enjoy cruising on a powerboat whilst learning all the skills to cruise safely in our coastal waters. This course builds confidence and safe boating practices.
During this course, the instructor will take the students through their paces whilst living aboard and cruising through the Gulf Islands. The course covers boat handling, basic navigation and handling the vessel in all kinds of weather.
Successful completion of the Practical and Written course provides an International Certificate of Competency (ICC) through the International Yacht Training recognized by European Union and UNECE to bareboat charter a Power Vessel <24M!
The manuals will be sent in advance of the course or may be collected from the sailing school office.
The course price includes provisions, the vessel and the instructor.
On successful completion of the course, students will earn the:
- Canadian Recreational Yachting Association Competent Crew and Day Skipper certification and/or the
- International Certificate of Competency through International Yacht Training
This course brings you closer to being able to bareboat charter a powerboat although the following additional certification would be required to bareboat:
- A PCOC (Pleasure craft Operator Card)
- A VHF radio operators certificate
- Coastal Navigation certification
- Recommended to have a recognized first aid certificate with CPR