5 day live aboard (some dates over long weekends and school holidays)
Starts at 9.00am on day one and finishes 4.30pm on the final day
This certificate can be completed in two ways.
Preparing the yacht for sail
Anchor work, dropping, fixing and retrieving
Understanding and interpreting weather forecasts
Fire precautions and fire fighting
Manners and customs
What do I bring?
Wear clothes suitable for the day and rubber soled shoes, preferably with a white or light coloured sole. A cap, sunglasses, bottle of water and sun screen are also a good idea. You will also need a change of clothes, toilet kit, sleeping bag and any special medicine you may require packed in a flexible soft bag. We provide you with wet weather gear (with the exception of boots) if required.
How long is the course?
5 days live aboard. Students live on board the yacht for the duration of the course as the yacht sails around Port Phillip.
What about meals?
Most meals are provided (except 2 meals ashore – dinner at pub or restaurant). If you have special dietary needs, please be sure to indicate this in advance when you register for the course.