Small Powerboat & RIB Master MCA Approved

• Covers vessels up to 15m
• Operation in coastal regions – in sight of land
• Driven by outboard or inboard motors
• In fair weather
• No horsepower limitations

Course Outline
This three day course covers two days of theory and one day of practical boat handling including:
• Safety at sea
• VHF Radio operations
• Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
• Launching and recovery
• Anchors and anchoring
• Nautical terminology
• Boat handling under power
• Man overboard procedures
• Ropes and rope-work
• Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
• Glossary of terms

How do I get my Small Powerboat & RIB Master certificate commercially endorsed?

The IYT “Master of Yachts” and the IYT “Small Powerboat & RIB Master” certificates do not require a “commercial endorsement” because they are commercial certificates.

The MCA has recognised 3 levels of IYT Master of Yachts Certificates and the Small Powerboat and RIB Master Certificate as being “Commercial” in their own right. They are:
• Master of Yachts Coastal/Mate 200 gross tons and Master for vessels <24 m
• Master of Yachts Limited <200 gross tons
• Master of Yachts Unlimited <200 gross tons
• Small Powerboat and RIB Master