8 years old. Candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate. (Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent and or guardian).
Launching and recovery (8-11 year olds observe). Preparation of boat and crew, boat handling, picking up and securing to a mooring buoy, leaving and coming alongside, being towed.
Ability After the Course
Self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.