Practical Courses

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Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne

Not sure if you will like sailing?
Love sailing but your partner is not so sure? Come on the Taster – our try sailing on a Wednesday evening.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne

An enjoyable and informative practical course designed for those with little or no experience to build a solid and correct foundation on which to develop their knowledge of sailing.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne

This is a progression from Introductory course. Suited for those who have little or no navigation experience on the water, as well as those looking to refine sail setting, handling and trimming skills.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne
Passage Course

This is an ideal course for those who have completed a class room Coastal Navigation course and who desire to put those principles in practice under the helpful guidance of a qualified instructor.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne
RYA Competent Crew

Competent Crew teaches the basics of sailing in more depth than the beginners course. This certificate can be completed in two ways. A 5 day live aboard or over three weekend courses.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne
RYA Day Skipper Practical

Build on your knowledge of navigation, nautical terms and seamanship with theory and practical courses.

Practical Sailing Courses Melbourne
RYA Coastal Skipper Practical

Learn the techniques and skills required for complex decision making, passage planning and navigation.

Melbourne Sailing School
Yachtmaster - Preparation for exam

A high level course for those looking to take the Yachtmaster exam. This course will challenge your skills to find any gaps in your knowledge.

Private tuition on your boat

You have bought her… now learn to sail and park your vessel property.

Prepare to Charter

This course is a must-do for anyone planning a yacht charter holiday in Australia.

RYA Diesel Engine Course
Sailing Holiday Port Phillip

Take your family or friends away on Port Phillip for 2, 5 or 7 days. Experience ‘the Bay’ like never before with your own skipper to manage the boat.

Coastal Navigation course
Fast Track

Become a Yachtmaster over 3 months with our intensive course. Learn all aspects of the Yachtmaster scheme, just add experience to complete.