Skipper, Racing Crew & Spinnaker

a Skipper

Ready to take charge of the yacht?


Learn how:


  • Give crew their tasks

  • Anticipate boat handling dependant on the wind

  • Understand meteorology and consider safety precautions

  • Work on and off a wharf

  • Use head ropes, breast lines and spings

  • make catering arrangements

  • Plan for passages

  • Keep watch



Held over 2 days
or over a 12 hour period

only $550  *  


Become a Racing Crew
and Spinnaker Course

If you intend to race this is your prime course to become an important crewman.


Learn to:


  • Use asymetrical and symetrical spinnakers

  • Trim the main and headsail

  • Gybe tack, raise and lower spinnakers until exceptionally comfortable with the process

  • Understand race rules and develop tactics

  • Reading the wind for shifts,
    lifts and knocks.


Held over 2 days
24 hours required training

only $550  *


Learn on
Your Yacht

All our courses can be taken on your yacht - a wonderful way to becoming comfortable with your own yacht. With the added benefit of having your crew learning on the yacht they're crewing on.


Our skipper will complete an inspection of your yacht to ensure a similar standard compliance to our training vessels. 


  • Yacht owner or Skipper pays 100% of the course price

  • Each crew member pays 60%
    of the course price - receiving a
     40% discount

  • Maximum of 5 students per yacht


Are you stuck
gift ideas?

Want more time on the water?

Bonus offer - REJOIN any course!


For each 12 hour course booked, receive FREE 2x 3 hour sessions


  • Dependant on availability & if course not fully booked out

  • Strictly on "standby" basis only


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