Boat training specialists

Our speciality is boat and jetski (PWC) licence training and personalised practical training onboard all types of recreational vessels - large or small, sail or power. Whether you are looking to gain a NSW Boat or PWC Licence, a Victorian marine licence, having your first experience at the helm or aiming to refresh and improve your boat handling skills we can help.

Get your boat or PWC licence

To be able to head out on the water, go power boating and enjoy the feel of the wind, the motion of the waves and a powerful engine at your disposal, you will need a boat or jetski (PWC) licence.

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NSW boat and jetski licence courses

You can meet all the requirements for getting both licences by attending a one day course. No further testing, training or logbook are needed on successful completion of our NSW Roads and Maritime approved licence courses.

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Sydney boat licence course

Prepare for Sydney Harbour's busy boating environment.
Get in-depth knowledge and boat handling skills you need to get your licence in just one day. You will experience interaction with other vessels and learn how to apply the rules on the water, where it counts the most.

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Boost confidence and enhance your boat handling skills

Before obtaining your car licence you had to learn practical skills. It is important to do the same before taking the helm.

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Training onboard your vessel

With knowledge and experience comes increased safety and boating enjoyment. We can guide and mentor you through your training so that you get the most out of your boating whilst gaining a greater appreciation of your Skipper's role.

This personalised training is a great way of getting to know your boat better, to driving it better, to understand and know how to operate the systems and navigation equipment on board.
It is also a great way to assist a non-boating or partner gain confidence so that you can work together in handling the vessel.

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More than just boat training

On the water, online or ashore, we do not compromise on training. Our friendly, knowledgeable, qualified Master trainers
will support you during every step of your training voyage, regardless of your experience or ability.

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Support when you need it

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Preparation

You will receive support and access to learning resources the moment you book with us.


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Right training

We take time to discuss with you the training you need to reach your goals.


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Aftercare support

We have a well established maritime network and can provide knowledgeable boating advice.


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Staying in touch

We will keep you informed of any new courses or changes to boating rules.

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On water training

Watch some of the action you will experience when you step aboard a National Maritime College training vessel for practical boat licence training. With our help you will learn boat handling skills and knowledge needed to enjoy boating safely.

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