RYA Advanced Powerboat Commercial Endorsement Exam

Solent Boat Training offer a bespoke RYA Advanced Powerboat Commercial Endorsement exam preparation course from our Southampton Saxon Wharf marina base.

We have 3 RYA advanced powerboat instructors on staff who all took their commercial endorsement exams in the Solent, so we have local knowledge of how the exam runs.

We offer a "one to one" single day/night preparation course on our schools 7.2m rib boat for just £349 which includes fuel, instructor and equipment. Upgrade this course to include using our rib boat for your actual exam for a total of £499.

Give Sean or Matt a call to discuss.

The pre-requisite experience and qualifications for Advanced exam candidates will be as follows:

Minimum 2 years relevant experience including night pilotage (as a guide: 30 days, 2 days as skipper, 800 miles, 12 night hours).

For holders of the RYA Advanced powerboat course completion certificate this sea time is reduced to: 20 days, 2 days as skipper, 400 miles, 12 night hours.

You must also have VHF/SRC operator’s license and a valid first aid certificate.