The personal watercraft proficiency course teaches crew current and future yacht crew the basics of how to operate a PWC watercraft in a safe and proper manner. It is aimed at entry-level yacht crew and is a necessity for those who wish to work in the deck department.
RYA Personal Water Craft (PWC) Course Outline
- Handling and Recovery Skills
- Passage Planning and Decision Making
- High and Low-Speed Riding Skills
- Essential Safety Information
- Collision Avoidance
- Orientation at Sea
- Anchoring and Towing
- Engine Checks
- Emergency Procedures
Students awarded with a PWC license will be permitted to drive PWC's in various waters around popular yachting destinations that require licenses. It ensures drivers are capable as well as aware of their craft's limitations as well as their own.