ISSA Inshore Power Boat Skipper

Experience required prior training: At least 1 cruise on a power boat
Certification required prior training: None
Minimum age required: 16 years old
Suggested number of training hours: 8 hours theory / one-day practical

DAY 1 (THEORY) - Time: 8:30 – 17:00

  • Marine terminologies
  • Safety at sea / safety equip
  • Types of Boats & Engines
  • Boat launching & recovery
  • Basic boat handling under power including PWCS.
  • International Regulation for Preventing Collision at Sea
  • Aids to navigation at sea
  • Tides & Current
  • Meteorology
  • Anchors & Anchoring
  • Man Overboard Procedure
  • Rope work, Knots, Bends

DAY 2 (PRACTICAL) - Time: 8:00 – 13:30

  • Vessel preparation including safety checks
  • Performing basic checks on engine
  • Operating navigation system on board
  • Boat handling under power & the use of engine throttles
  • Turning the vessel in a confined area using single engine
  • Docking and undocking alongside
  • Steering by compass and high speed manoeuver
  • Retrieving Man Overboard (MOB)
  • Anchoring technique

Certificate


Course Calendar

2019, MAY

Weekend Course Dates

Friday 3 & Saturday 5
Friday 10 & Saturday 12
Friday 17 & Saturday 19
Friday 24 & Saturday 26
Friday 31 May & Saturday 01 June

Weekday Course Dates

Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8
Monday 13 & Tuesday 14
Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22
Monday 27 & Tuesday 28

2019, JUNE

Weekend Course Dates

Friday 7 & Saturday 8
Friday 14 & Saturday 15
Friday 21 & Saturday 22
Friday 24 & Saturday 25
Friday 28 & Saturday 29

Weekday Course Dates

Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5
Monday 10 & Tuesday 11
Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19
Monday 24 & Tuesday 25

2019, JULY

Weekend Course Dates

Friday 5 & Saturday 6
Friday 12 & Saturday 13
Friday 19 & Saturday 20
Friday 26 & Saturday 27

Weekday Course Dates

Tuesday 2 & Wednesday 3
Monday 8 & Tuesday 9
Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17
Monday 22 & Tuesday 23
Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31