RYA Practical

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.
$695.00/Person
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.
$795.00/Person
Specialised training for power vessels on your own boat.
$660.00/Day
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.
$4,495.00/Person
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.
$1,895.00/Person
Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.
$1,895.00/Person
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.
$1,895.00/Person
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
$1,895.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Adults Learn to Sail
The perfect course for those planning a career in the commercial yachting industry.
$16,995.00/Person

RYA Shorebase

Basic knowledge of navigation and safety
$295.00/Person
Navigational skills for familiar waters by day
$995.00/Person
Advanced navigation skills for unfamiliar waters both day and night
$995.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Shore Based
Sextant work and planning for long haul trans ocean
$1,695.00/Person

RYA Exams

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.
$1,895.00/Person

Instructor Training

The first step in teaching within the practical cruising scheme is to become qualified as an RYA Cruising Instructor.
$1,895.00/Person

Short Courses

A one-day course giving you an understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance.
$375.00/Person
A one-day beginners’ course to help you prevent and solve diesel engine failure.
$250.00/Person
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.
$375.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Shore Based
In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations.
$375.00/Person
A course for anyone going to sea, providing an understanding of how to use the safety equipment on board your boat.
$495.00/Person

Motor Cruising

Specialised training for power vessels on your own boat.
$660.00/Day

Kids Dinghy

Jam packed full of fun, learning and socialising the kids sailing camps are a great way to build their social skills while making new friends along the way.
From $295.00/Person
Introducing you sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision
From $295.00/Person
Setting out the foundations of sailing for you
From $295.00/Person
Sailing in stronger winds as you develop the skills required to get maximum speed from your dinghy.
From $295.00/Person

Adult Dinghy

Introducing you sailing with all you need to know to get afloat under supervision
From $295.00/Person
Setting out the foundations of sailing for you
From $295.00/Person
Sailing in stronger winds as you develop the skills required to get maximum speed from your dinghy.
From $295.00/Person

Keelboat

Racing

Join us on our racing yacht daily from Mooloolaba for the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta in the pristine blue waters.
$795.00/Person
Take part in the famous Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
$1,795.00/Person
A week of amazing fun sailing regatta style around the Whitsunday Islands
$2,295.00/Person

Specialist

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.
$2,295.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Shore Based
A compulsory online course for RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.
$75.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - ICC
If you are chartering a vessel in a foreign country.
$155.00/Person
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.
$795.00/Person
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.
$950.00/Person