Choose your destination, Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Lady Musgrave Island, Fraser Island, the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands, the Gold Coast or further offshore, possibly Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea!

Build your miles, have fun, make new friends and enjoy a holiday whilst completing the RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper, Yachtmaster Offshore or Ocean course.

We will stop at destinations including: Pearl Bay, Percy Isles and Brampton Island before arriving at the magnificent Whitsunday Islands. You will have time and fun to explore the coast, islands, headlands, beaches and anchorages.

Our RYA Ocean and Offshore Yachtmaster Instructors will help you learn anything you need to expand your experience and skill level. There will be a continued practice of sailing skills towards your next qualification, work towards the Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper or even take celestial sights and practice for the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster.

What experience do I need?

Nil if undertaking Competent Crew. RYA Competent Crew or 5 Days sailing for Day Skipper. 100 miles, 4 night hours plus knowledge up to Day Skipper shore based standard for coastal Skipper.

What will I learn?

  • Knowledge of boat systems
  • Pilotage
  • Collision Regulations
  • Operating under power
  • Sail Trim
  • Boat handling
  • Basic coastal navigation
  • Radio Operation
  • Meteorology

What do I bring?

Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, bathing suit, a warm jumper, change of clothes (minimal wardrobe needed), spray jacket. Be sure to pack this in a flexible soft bag.

What about meals?

All meals are provided. If you have special dietary needs, please be sure to indicate this in advance when you register for the course.


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