Get recognised sailing qualification with our RYA sailing courses

The school is both Yachting Australia (YA) and Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised teaching establishment. We meet and exceed their strict guidelines to conduct RYA and YA sailing and power courses. Our power vessels, yachts, dinghies, instructors and safety requirements meet the highest standards.

Remember, you can always ask our expert team to help you find the best course or program for your goals. Ask here: Enquire About A Course

Introductory Yachting

Basic knowledge of navigation and safety
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.

RYA Advanced Courses

Yachtmaster Theory
Advanced navigation skills for unfamiliar waters both day and night
Sextant work and planning for long haul trans ocean

RYA Crewing Courses

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
Basic knowledge of navigation and safety

RYA Skipper Courses

Navigational skills for familiar waters by day
If you are chartering a vessel in a foreign country.
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.


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.
The perfect course for those planning a career in the commercial yachting industry.
Specialised training for power vessels on your own boat.
This course is aimed at the new boat owner or someone who wishes to learn new techniques and brush up on their marina and berthing skills.
The first step in teaching within the practical cruising scheme is to become qualified as an RYA Cruising Instructor.
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.