View our calendar of accredited courses and social nights
SOCIAL & THEORY EVENINGS
FREE May 2 Jun 6 Jul 4 Aug 1 Sep 12 Nov 7 Nov 21 Dec 5
- On Mondays, starting at 1800
- At the CYCA training room
- Informative & fun social evening!
- Join us after for dinner. Drinks courtesy of PSS
LEGENDS EVENING SERIES
FREE – Next series TBA
Join us for our Legends Evening Series on Monday nights virtually, where we have featured sailors sharing their experiences and expert knowledge. The series is provided over Zoom for 1.5 hours. It’s fun, interesting and interactive – BYOG! Email us for the zoom link. Prepared to be inspired!
$450 Dates TBA
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)
$695 Full Course Jun 11 Jul 10 $595 Revalidation Course Jun 11 Jul 10 Sep 11 Nov 13 Dec 4 Dec 11 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 $130 Per Hour
- Any sailing subject
- available on an hourly basis (minimum 2 hours) with an Instructor
RYA ESSENTIAL NAVIGATION AND SEAMANSHIP
Virtual – $390 May 28-29 July 30-31
A great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. This knowledge and your Keelboat Start Helming certificate allow you to get the NSW Power Boat Licence without an additional exam.
RYA COASTAL SKIPPER / YACHTMASTER THEORY
$1495 Jun 14-15 & 21-22 & 28-29 Sep 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 Nov 1-2, 8-9, 15-16
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 blended eLearning and Virtual course of 40 hours plus 6 x 3-hour virtual evenings.
$450 + AMC license fee Jun 11 Jul 10 Aug 28 Sep 11 Nov 13 Dec 4
A one-day course giving you an understanding of VHF, HF, and DSC.
You will be required to operate a VHF which enables access to e-notices (notice to mariners) and is a prerequisite to getting your vessel’s radio MMSI number. A licence is issued by AMC and is a requirement to operate a VHF unless used in an emergency.
RYA DAY SKIPPER THEORY
$1395 Includes Course Kit – express posted on booking
e-Learning and Virtual course
Apr 19, 26, May 3,10 Aug 2, 9, 16, 23 Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Start any time – we will express post the kit and join us on a Tuesday evening virtual sessions.
The RYA Day Skipper eLearning and Virtual Course includes 16 modules that can be completed in your own time and pace blended with an additional 4 x 3 hour Tuesday evening virtual sessions. A great way to cover the hard bits before you start the exercises, providing a new and more flexible course option.
RYA YACHTMASTER OCEAN THEORY
$1995 Mon 18-22 Apr 2022 Mon 5-9 Dec 2022
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor. 40 hours plus exams.
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. Course In combination with seperate provider.