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RYA PWC Proficiency Course For Jet Skiset Ski In Grand Cayman From $200

Our RYA PWC Proficiency courses for jet skis run from our Grand Cayman base. We offer a free shuttle service to and from the training centre.  We run over 30 courses per year, and are the only RYA training provider in the Cayman Islands. Successful completion of this course entitles you to the ICC international pwc jet ski certificate which is very often required to drive a jet ski abroad, and tells rental operators that you are suitably qualified to ride their jet skis.Our course price varies due to season from $200 - $250 but always includes use of our jets skis, fuel, course book, refreshments & RYA certificate on completion.

RYA PWC Jet Ski Course Summary

Course Duration :  1 day

Course Cost : From $200

Course Location :  Grand Cayman

Recommended Reading : RYA PWC Jet Ski handbook G35 (buy from RYA online)

Course Prerequisite & Age : 12 Years Accompanied. 16+ Unaccompanied 

Whats In The Course ?  Launching, handling and recovery skills, passage planning and decision making, high and low speed riding skills, essential safety information, collision avoidance and orientation at sea.

 

This 1 day course is for students with very little or even no experience on a jet ski, so the perfect course for a beginner and experienced skier alike. These one day RYA PWC Jet Ski courses run all year round starting at 9.30am and finishing about 5.30pm. Minimum student age is 12 years with an adult booked onto the same course. 16+ for unaccompanied students.

Why Do Your RYA PWC Proficiency Course With Aqua Watersports

Costing from just $200 per person for this 1 day course we include everything you will need;

Use of school jet ski bike, including fuel

Impact life vest

RYA PWC Jet Ski Proficiency Certificate

Also gives you the ICC international jet ski certificate*

 

RYA PWC Jetski Training In Exceptional Surroundings

Our range of RYA pwc jet ski courses are offered at our marina base in Grand Cayman, coming complete with top of the range jet skis to ensure an exceptional level of training. 

RYA PWC Proficiency Course Syllabus:

INTRODUCTION - ASHORE

Layout of a PW controls propulsion and steering system. Fuel and Oil. Stowage compartment.

Checks on PWC prior to launching.

Personal equipment wet suit/dry suit, personal buoyancy, head and eye protection.

Essential safety information.  Kill cord, safe speed, local hazards.

LAUNCHING AND FAMILIARISATION - AFLOAT

Launching from trailer, board in shallow water and start engine.

Control at slow speed. Balance and trim.

Falling off and re-boarding. Capsize and righting. Control at speed. Stopping distances.

COLLISION AVOIDANCE - ASHORE

Rules of the road applied to PWCs, including:

Lookout. Safe speed.

Priorities between different classes of vessel.

Overtaking, crossing and end-on approach rules.

Local rules speed limits and prohibited areas.

ORIENTATION AT SEA - ASHORE

Charts, scales, direction and distance. Representation of land, shallows and deep water.

Buoys, lateral and cardinal, avoiding shipping channels, special buoyed areas for water-skiing etc., tides, high and low water and tidal streams.

ORIENTATION - AFLOAT

Following a planned route, identifying buoys and marks.

COLLISION AVOIDANCE - AFLOAT

Recognising potential collision situations and taking correct avoiding action.

PWC CONTROL AT SPEED - AFLOAT

Slalom exercise.

EMERGENCIES - AFLOAT

Towing a disabled PW.  Knots, Bowline and Round turn and two half hitches.

On completion of this practical exercise, recover PW from water and prepare for trailing and storage.

WEATHER, SAFETY, COURTESY TO OTHER WATER USERS - ASHORE

Sources of and significance of weather forecasts. Lee and weather shores.

Safety and emergency equipment.

Courtesy to other water users and avoiding pollution.

Avoiding disturbance and damage to wildlife habitats.

 * An additional fee is payable to the RYA directly for the ICC certificate