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Course Details

The course provided by Pacific Sailing School
Located at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.
Student Instructor ratio: 1 to 4 on J24 Keelboats
Course Duration: 12 x 3-hour practical lessons or 6 x 6 hour days plus 2 x 6 hours for the theory

AS Keelboat Syllabus

Harbour Skipper Program

Planning to buy a small Keelboat up to 10m, this course will give you the knowledge and confidence to navigate and enjoy sailing with your friends on the Harbour. In addition – completes the theory and practical requirement for Roads and Maritime Authority Power Boat Licence.

This Program includes the following courses:

Start Crewing Start Helming Start Skippering, RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship ‘On Line’

  • Keelboat Start Crewing Course
    • $774 – 4 x 3-hour lessons, a theory and social evening
  • Keelboat Start Helming Course – 4 x 3-hour practical lessons
    • $774 – 4 x 3-hour lessons, a theory and social evening, twilight race
  • Keelboat Start Skippering Course – 2 x 6 hour days
    • $774 – 2 x 6 hour days
  • RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course – Online theory (8-10 Hours)
    • $390 includes theory kit – express posted overnight


  • Add $150 Australian Sailing AS registration, insurance, logbook, textbook and certificates.

Practice Sails

Unlimited and available practice sails on a standby basis for 6 weeks on our J24 Yachts.