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Old 07 March 2017, 13:27   #1
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Getting experience

Hi Guys,

I've currently got my powerboat 2 licence and have booked in to do the VHF course next week.

I'm looking to gain more experience and work my way up to do the intermediate and advanced course but am struggling to find a way of getting more hours on the water without owning my own boat.

Any ideas are gladly welcome.
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Old 07 March 2017, 13:38   #2
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I spent 5 years crewing on a local lifeboat, not only attending shouts but with all the training you can't but improve your boating skills . You could also volunteer at a local sailing / yacht club on the safety boats, again, time well spent on the water, good luck
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I spent 5 years crewing on a local lifeboat, not only attending shouts but with all the training you can't but improve your boating skills . You could also volunteer at a local sailing / yacht club on the safety boats, again, time well spent on the water, good luck
That sounds like great advice!
Be good on the C.V too!
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Hi Lee,

Thanks for the advice.

Will give that a go.
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