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RYA Personal Watercraft Certificate (PWC/Jetski)

Course Aim.
To provide learning in a fun, relaxed atmosphere within a safe environment. to enable you to  understand the controls, equipment checks, and safety aspects of Personal Water Craft.
Duration
1 Day
Prior experience required.
None   Minimum age 12 years,(12-16) must only use PW's under the supervision of a responsible adult.
Course Content
 Types of PW
Practical PWC Training
Balance and Trim
Launching / Recovering
Anchoring
Storing and Securing Trailer
Killcord
Boarding
Slow speed control
Stopping distances
Coming alongside
Man overboard
Control at Planing Speed
Slalom
Lookout
Righting a PW
Knots
Towing
Boarding from Shallow / deep water
Theory
Weather Forecasts
Courtesy
Pollution
Disturbance
Damage to habitats
Sound Signals
Safe Speed
Collision Regulations
Byelaws, Speed Limits, Prohibited areas
Charts Buoyage
Tides and tidal Streams
Route Plans and Compass
After care and Maintenance
Lee and Weather Shores


The popularity of the RYA PWC course has increased dramatically in recent months due to the fact that the Competency Certificate is required by the majority of insurance companies before they will insure owners of a Personal Watercraft (JetSki). The RYA PWC course is designed for both first time riders and those with experience.

We run the courses on a bespoke basis to suit your requirements, either on board your own PWC if you have one, or on our new SeaDoo JetSki. The course is run by our Principal, Stuart Newcombe, or instructor Doug Forsyth who are passionate about the sport, making the day not only an essential educational experience, but also great fun to boot!   Students will be awarded a certificate upon successful completion. (12-16 y/ old's Endorsed Certificate.)

Whether you would like to get more out of your own PW, learn the ropes before buying or hiring one abroad, or want a great day out for your family with the added bonus of everyone learning how to safely use a PWC JetSki, this course covers it all.

To discuss your personal requirements, and availability, please call or contact us with your enquiry. PWC course prices start from £150 per person. Please note a current Passport size ptotograph is required on completion of the course for certification

RYA PWC Instructor Course
Current holders of an RYA Powerboat Instructor Certificate can become a PWC Instructor after a one day conversion course, so long as they hold a PWC certificate and have at least 2 years' PW experience, and a current First Aid certificate. Those without the Power Boat Instructor (PBI) can take the 3 day PW Instructor course so long as they have the relevant experience to do so. Please call us on 01202 661881, or contact us for further information.
The Waterfront, Cobbs Quay, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4EL - Tel: +44 (0) 1202 661881 - Fax: +44 (0) 1202 664222
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