Bahrain Commercial level 1 Captain Course

Covers the practical use of pilotage and passage planning by day on coastal waters using both traditional and electronic navigational techniques. It aims to teach the standard required to complete a short coastal passage by day. This course builds on the foundation knowledge of the Level 2 course and is suited to those who aim to drive larger more powerful powerboats. During the course you will cover cruising at planning speed and more advanced boat handling.

Course Requirements


Should be above 18

Holding Valid CPR

Valid First Aid

Speak English

Required Experience

None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating

Minimum Duration

5 Days

Minimum Age

12 (candidates under the age of 16 will be issued with an endorsed certificate)


Launching and recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving and coming alongside, man overboard