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

2024, MAY

Weekend Course Dates

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26

Weekday Course Dates

Thursday 2 & Friday 3
Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8
Thursday 9 & Friday 10
Tuesday 14 & Wednesday 15
Thursday 16 & Friday 17
Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22
Thursday 23 & Friday 24
Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29
Thursday 30 & Friday 31

2024, JUNE

Weekend Course Dates

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23
Saturday 29 & Sunday 30

Weekday Course Dates

Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5
Thursday 6 & Friday 7
Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12
Thursday 13 & Friday 14
Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19
Thursday 20 & Friday 21
Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 26
Thursday 27 & Friday 28