View our calendar of accredited courses, workshops, and social nights below.
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SOCIAL & THEORY EVENINGS
FREE Jan 27 Feb 2 Mar 3 Mar 24 Apr 6 May 4 Jun 15
- On Tuesday’s, starting at 1800
- At the CYCA training room
- Informative & fun social evening!
- Join us after for dinner. Drinks courtesy of PSS
$395 Mar 28 Jul 12 Oct 30
A one-day course giving you an understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance.
Cruising boats increasingly have radar on board. The International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea state that if you have a radar, you must know how to use it.
SAFETY & SEA SURVIVAL (PRACTICAL)
$640 Full Course $540 Revalidation Course Mar 27 Jul 11 Oct 31 Nov 14 Dec 5 Dec 12 Dec 18
With the creation of the e-Learning course, the Safety & Sea Survival course is now a fantastic blended learning opportunity. Participants will still get to experience the practical wet drills – which include launching and boarding a life raft, setting off flares, and deploying an inflatable lifejacket in water.
THEORY ANYTIME $90 Per hour
- Any sailing subject
- available on hourly basis with an Instructor
- $90 per hour (minimum 2 hours)
RYA ESSENTIAL NAVIGATION AND SEAMANSHIP
$355 Jan 30-31 May 22-23 Jun 12-13 Sep 4-5 Nov 27-28
A great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. This certificate with your Keelboat Start Helming allows you to get the NSW Power Boat Licence without addition exam.
RYA COASTAL SKIPPER / YACHTMASTER THEORY
$1290 Jan 15-19 Mar 5-7 & 12-14 Jun 18-20 & 25-27 Oct 8-10 & 15-17
Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. This is a 40 hour course plus exams.
$370 + AMC licence fee Mar 27 Jul 11 Oct 31 Nov 14 Dec 5
A one-day course giving you an understanding of VHF, HF and DSC.
You will be required to operate a VHF and enables access to e-notices (notice to mariners) and is a prerequisite to getting your vessle radio MMSI number. A licence is issued by AMC and is a requirement to operate a VHF, unless used in emergency.
RYA DAY SKIPPER THEORY
$1290 Feb 5-7 & 12-14, May 28-30 & Jun 4-6 Sep 10-12 & 17-19 Oct 1-5
This is held over two weekends Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday via Zoom. 40 hours plus exams.
There are 17 sections in the syllabus ranging from understanding nautical terminology to calculating tides and tidal streams.
RYA YACHTMASTER OCEAN THEORY
$1290 Apr 9-11 & 16-18 Aug 20-22 & 27-29
Online Live Stream Classroom via Zoom with RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor. 40 hours plus exams.
Includes course pack express posted on booking.
Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.
This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.Topics covered include:The earth and the celestial sphere, practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea, meridian altitudes, sun, star and other sights, ocean passage planning
Prior to the course your navigation skills should be at the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course.
If you are working towards your Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence, completion of this shorebased course exempts you from the written exam.