Adult Training

 

PRACTICAL COURSE – POWER BOAT

POWER BOAT MAST LICENCE (4hr) (min 2, max 4)                                                            $160

Additional courses can be arranged with min of 2 students call & arrange a booking

Courses to be confirmed for 2017 shortly.

 

PRACTICAL COURSE – KEELBOAT SAILING

KEELBOAT – YA DISCOVER SAILING EXPERIENCE (3hr) (min 2, max 4)                   $ 50

Experience sailing or practice skills

 

On Demand

YA KEEL BOAT – Crew/Helm (2day) (min 2, max 4)                                                            $300

On Demand

 

KEEL BOAT – LIVE ABOARD (weekend, min 2, max 4)                                                         $380

Suitable for all levels practice sailing to navigation

On Demand

 

SHORE BASED COURSES

MARINE RADIO CERTIFICATE                        (3 X 3hr, min 4, max 8)                      $230

 

 

 

SAFETY AND SEA SURVIVAL COURSE           (2 x 1 day, min 8, max 20)                 $330

 

 

 

SSSC REVALIDATION COURSE                       (1 x 1 day, min 4, max 10)                  $270

 

 

 




DESCRIPTION – PRACTICAL COURSE
POWER BOAT MAST LICENCE 

Power boat MAST licence consists of practical session, theory & exam. Other sessions can be arranged with sufficient numbers. Licence fees are included

 

KEELBOAT – YA DISCOVER SAILING (3hr)

Discover sailing spend three hours sailing on the Derwent.  The session includes safety briefing, setting up vessel and hands on sailing.  Beginners use this session to discover sailing, advanced sailors to evaluate skills and discuss training plans or get a family group together for a sail and finish with a BBQ on board.

 

KEEL BOAT – KEEL BOAT SAILING (1day)                                        

Experience sailing a keelboat on the Derwent River.  This is a 1 day hands on practical session to discover sailing. Using a keelboat will allow you learn without the fear of capsizing. The session introduces terminology, rope work and sailing skills

 

KEEL BOAT – WOMEN’S SAILING (1 day)                       

Experience a day sailing a keelboat on the Derwent River.  Women’s course provides an opportunity to experience and discuss sailing with other women.  This is a practical session to discover sailing and opportunity to practice skills without pressure.  Using a keelboat allows you learn without the fear of capsizing. The session introduces terminology, rope work and sailing skills

 

YA KEEL BOAT – CREW, HELM, SPINNAKER & RACING (2 day)                   

This Crew / helm course is part of the Yachting Australia Discover sailing program and

Caters for both start crewing and helming students.

  • Start Crewing get an introduction to the basics of sailing on a keelboat including boat handling, safety and sailing theory.
  • Start Helming       is designed to improve sailing skills by building on practical and theory knowledge

 

LIVE ABOARD WEEKEND                   

Cruise the Channel for a weekend and discover all aspects of cruising, night sailing, navigation and improving sailing skills. The course starts with mid week safety & planning meeting then leaving Saturday morning for  Bruny Island and returning Sunday.  This is a hand’s on course suitable for all levels even beginners.

 

DESCRIPTION – SHORE BASED  
MARINE RADIO CERTIFICATE                            

This is a Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) accredited course for obtaining a recreational motor boat licence. Course is approximately 3 hours duration consisting of practical session, followed by a theory and a multiple choice test.

 

INSHORE AND COASTAL NAVIGATION          

Suitable for raw beginner to the experienced.  This is a serious navigation course covers position fixing, estimated position, course to steer, tides, introduction to COLREG’s, elements passage planning.  To get the most out the course will need to allow time for homework

 

SAFETY AND SEA SURVIVAL COURSE              

Course provides survival training for offshore sailors. It is mandatory for 50% of crew in cat 1 Offshore races and recommended for cat 2 events, Bluewater cruisers will benefit greatly from the training. Practical and theoretical courses over 2 days. Course includes pool session, deployment of life raft and flare session

 

DESCRIPTION – INTEREST COURSES  
BOAT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS                              

Lean some basics of boat electrical systems, batteries and instrumentation. This is a practical course and introduces using a multimeter

 

RACING FOR BEGINNERS                                   

Discussion and practical session to introduce racing. Look at basic rules, racing rules, starting, and courses.

 

INTRODUCTION TO GPS AND NAVIGATION                                 

Session looks at how GPS & AIS works, and how it is used in conjunction with navigation.