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Pleasure Vessel Operators Certificate Grade 2 (PVOC 2) Course

Course Details

Start Date


End Date


Course Times

10:00 am – 05:00 pm

Course Fee


Course Organiser

Hong Kong Sailing Federation

Venue Address

Outward Bound School, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR China
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Course Information

Course Dates

DAY DATE Morning Session Afternoon Session
Saturday December 5th 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm
Sunday December 6th 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm
Saturday December 12th 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm
Sunday December 13th 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm
Saturday December 17th 10am – 1pm 10am – 1pm

Course Details

This course will be run at Outward Bound in Sai Kung. The course is 5 days and will be run over 3 consecutive weekends. Each day is divided into 2 sessions of 3hrs, each session will cover a different topic.

Topics Covered in Part A include:

Topics Covered in Part B include

  1. Handling characteristics and limitations of small craft
  2. Anchoring
  3. Start up and close down safety checks
  4. Post arrival checks
  5. Chart work, position fixing, ETA ETC
  6. Tides
  7. Navigation of small power driven craft in restricted visibility
  8. Local knowledge
  9. Collision regulations
  10. Storm signals and weather
  11. Use of VHF Radio
  1. Safety equipment
  2. Marine Department services
  3. Emergency situations
  4. Accident reports
  5. Engines
  6. Engineering duties while under way
  7. Batteries and electrical equipment
  8. Trouble shooting and repairs at sea
  9. Maintenance
  10. Safe operation of deck equipment
  11. Fire fighting and fire prevention

If you are interested in joining this course, please fill out the inquiry form below and we will put you on our waitlist and let you know if any spaces are available.


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