RYA Sailing Courses

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.

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.
$650.00/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
$1,595.00/Person
Basic knowledge of navigation and safety
$295.00/Person
Navigational skills for familiar waters by day
$995.00/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.
$1,595.00/Person
Advanced navigation skills for unfamiliar waters both day and night
$995.00/Person
Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.
$1,595.00/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.
$1,595.00/Person
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Shore Based
Sextant work and planning for long haul trans ocean
$1,695.00/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
$660.00/Day
Sunshine Sailing Australia - Adults Learn to Sail
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Sunshine Sailing Australia - Adults Learn to sail
$295.00/Person
The first step in teaching within the practical cruising scheme is to become qualified as an RYA Cruising Instructor.
$1,795.00/Person