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

2021, APRIL

Weekend Course Dates

Friday 2 & Saturday 3
Friday 9 & Saturday 10
Friday 16 & Saturday 17
Friday 23 & Saturday 24
Friday 30 of April - Saturday 1 of May

Weekday Course Dates

Monday 5 & Tuesday 6
Wednesday 7 & Friday 9
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13
Wednesday 14 & Friday 15
Monday 19 & Tuesday 20
Wednesday 21 & Friday 22
Monday 26 & Tuesday 27
Wednesday 28 & Friday 29

2021, MAY

Weekend Course Dates

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

Weekday Course Dates

Monday 3 & Tuesday 4
Wednesday 5 & Friday 6
Monday 10 & Tuesday 11
Wednesday 12 & Friday 13
Monday 17 & Tuesday 18
Wednesday 19 & Friday 20
Monday 24 & Tuesday 25
Wednesday 26 & Friday 27