Learn boating with us

We believe in fun, relaxed, safe and challenging learning for all students, regardless of experience or ability. If you're looking to learn power boat and yacht handling, seeking advice, information or building towards a maritime career we'll teach you current maritime industry practices and correct seamanship skills.


Boat Licence Courses

For many people the process of obtaining a boat licence is their first introduction into boating, so its important to get the right training from the start.

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Maritime Services

Get expert advice and assistance on all aspects of boating from provisioning and voyage planning to tailored crew training.

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Recreation Courses

Before driving a car you had to learn practical skills and the rules of the road. You should do the same before taking the helm.

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Upcoming boat licence courses

08 Aug

Sydney - Taren Point

Taren Point Bowling Club, 203 Holt Road, Taren Point

Practical session - Hawkesbury Reserve Boat Ramp
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14 Aug

Sydney - Gladesville

Gladesville Sports & Bowling Club, 181 Ryde, Road, Gladesville
Practical session - Taplin Park Boat Ramp
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Night navigation on Sydney Harbour


Everything changes on the
water at night

Night navigation requires special attention from Skippers. It is more difficult to judge distances, there are visibility issues caused from silhouetted shorelines, where lights from the shore stream across the water in ribbons and it is more difficult to avoid a collision.

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