RYA Tender Operator Course

This course is aimed at crew who wish to work or are already working in the superyacht industry and will be responsible for carrying passengers and other crew members to and from the mother ship by day and by night.

The course is run over 2 days and includes a night exercise on the first evening. Courses start at 0900 and the finish time for day 1 will vary depending on the season to cater for the night exercise. Day 2 starts at 0900 and finishes at 1700.

The course pre-requisites are:

  • Minimum age 17 (required)
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 – Coastal (required)
  • First Aid (recommended)
  • RYA Short Range Certificate (recommended)
The syllabus is outlined in full here: RYA Tender Operator Course syllabus