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A RYA Powerboat Level 2 can be commercially endorsed allowing you to take up to 12 paying customers on a MCA Coded vessel up to 3 miles from a designated safe haven in good conditions and daylight hours.
Extract from the RYA website
How do I apply for a standard commerical endorsement
Send the following items to RYA Certification, RYA House, Ensign Way, Hamble, Hampshire SO31 4YA:
- Your original certificate - see list above
- Your Professional Practices and Responsibilites certificate commercial endorsement application form
- An ML5 or ENG1 medical fitness certificate
- A copy of your RYA Basic Sea Survival certificate or Personal Survival Techniques STCW95
- A passport sized photo with your name on the back
- The fee
The specific need for the VHF is as part of the requirement for the Advanced PB Certificate
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