Kids Sailing Courses
You will have fun while learning about Rigging, Launching and Beach landings, Sail Trim and Balance, Crew position and balance, trapeze whist helming and trimming, Tacking and gybing correctly, Capsize drills
RYA Sailing Courses
A short introduction to sailing for complete beginners. By the end of the course you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board.
This course is for beginners and those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers. Experience living on board and really get to know the boat. Virtually all the course is hands on. You are the crew - without you the sails won't go up and the boat won't be steered
A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all goes well and being responsible when it doesn't.
Advanced navigation skills for unfamiliar waters both day and night
Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.
An RYA Yachtmaster™ Certificate of Competence is often the ultimate aim of aspiring skippers. It is a well known, highly respected qualification worldwide, proving your experience and competence as a skipper.
This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence.
International and Super Yacht
A compulsory online course for RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.
If you are chartering a vessel in a foreign country.
This programme provides basic sea safety training for all ships crew on foreign going vessels and is accredited by the International Maritime Organization thru an accredited IMO national maritime authority.
A one-day course giving you an understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance.
A one-day beginners’ course to help you prevent and solve diesel engine failure.
A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. Unnecessary transmissions could block out a Mayday distress call.
In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations.
Adults Sailing Courses
Ideal for those of you want to practice celestial navigation at sea or need to undertake a 600nm passage navigated by sextant to qualify for the Yachtmaster Ocean.
This is an exciting sailing opportunity provided by Sunshine Sailing Australia. It provides a fun and accessible entry into sailing and gives participants further opportunity to improve and develop sailing skills and techniques.