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Practical Boat Handling on an Open Boat

This 4-hour practical course is designed to cater for boaters who would like to have more experience in handling their recreational boat.


During this course, participants will go on a small open boat and gain practical knowledge in maneuvering to a berth, securing a buoy, anchoring, and how to take immediate action and recovery in the event of a man overboard incident.


Skipper and fuel

Entry Requirements

Nautical Licence 

Learning Outcomes

This learning experience is modelled on best practices and does not form part of an accredited qualification. 

Course Structure

1. Boat Handling 

2. Securing to a Buoy  

3. Anchoring

4. Leaving and coming alongside  

5. Man overboard 


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