Powerboat Handling

This one-day course is designed to improve your boat handling skills, especially in confined areas such as marinas and in swell and waves. You will learn more about engines and types of crafts and practice navigation techniques on a passage.

This course is for anybody from beginners to advanced sailors that would like to perform better manoeuvres with their yacht. You can access the course as a preparation of a marine licence or after you had obtained your licence.

Course fee: $350

Safety Boat Operator

This course provides the skills needed to support water-based activities at clubs, schools and outdoor recreation centres. You’ll learn about race course design, practise on-water rescue of dinghies and gain an awareness of techniques to support off the beach events.

Prerequisite experience: Powerboating Handling course or equivalent experience

Course fee: $200 (free for volunteers)

For any inquiries, information, or special requests (such as enrolling in a course that is currently in progress), please contact us by email. Since we are often out of the office, emailing our training department ensures a quicker response.

Cancellations: Please note that courses cancelled up to 72 hours in advance will not incur a fee. However, cancellations made with less than 72 hours notice will be subject to a $75 charge.

Private training

Personalised training for groups or individuals that covers the Australian Sailing syllabus for powerboat training on our training boat. Sessions are a minimum of 4 hours and can run with anywhere from 1-4 participants. There is limited weekend availability.

Please use the button to email your interest or click here to email us now: training@rmys.com.au

Private training cost: $100/hour (4 hour minimum session)