View our calendar of accredited courses, workshops, and social nights below.
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SOCIAL & THEORY EVENINGS
FREE Sep 20th Oct 17th Nov 24th Nov 8th Dec
- 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 Oct 18 Mar 28 2021
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.
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 Sep 26th & 27th Oct 24th & 25th Jan 30th & 31st 2021
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 Nov 13th-15th, 20th-22nd
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 Oct 17 Nov 15 Dec 12 Mar 27 2021
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 Oct 30th-Nov 1st, 6th-8th Jan 8th-12th 2021
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 Nov 27th-29th & Dec 4th-6th Apr 8th-11th & 16th-18th 2021
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.