Tenderboat Operator

This course is designed to build on a student’s basic knowledge and experience of powerboating. Candidates should gain confidence in their own ability to manoeuvre a powerboat smoothly.

It is a course developed in consultation with the Superyacht industry and considers customer service needs of clients sometimes challenging circumstances. The focus is on preparation and boat handling – focusing on passenger safety and comfort, daytime pilotage, night-time pilotage, emergency situations and associated theory. At the end of the course a student should be confident undertaking short ship to shore transfers by day and night.

  • A prerequisite for the course is to hold the RYA PB Level 2 certificate and be 17 years or over.
  • Maximum ratio of students to Instructor is 3:1.