RYA Motorboat Helmsman Course
A two-day course covering basic boat handling, engine checks and safety.
The Motor Cruiser Hellmsman course is equivalent to the Competent Crew course which is completed by those doing a Sailing course. The training and subjects covered during the Helmsman course are the following:
- Boat preparation
- Boat Handling
- Types of craft, engines and drives.
- Engine operation and maintenance
- Safety and Seamanship
- Rules of the Road
- Securing to a buoy
- Berthing alongside
- Man Overboard recovery
By the end of the course, the candidate will be competent to handle a Motor Cruiser of a specific type in sheltered waters