Advance your passage planning skills with practical case studies. The online training throughout this course provides a perfect framework for preparing for your coastal adventures.
This course will give you the skills to confidently read and interpret charts, weather and tides in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. It provides a fantastic base of knowledge for taking your boat from Sydney along the east coast of Australia.
This online course is delivered by Above & Beyond Boating, who are an Australian RYA Training Centre.
We often head onto the water and circumstances change which make the day more stressful, and less fun, for us and our crew. This course will help you identify and close some of the gaps in your knowledge base.
Learn to plan, improve your decision making, and be more proactive on the water, ensuring a more enjoyable day.
The course is recognised by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and follows the Day Skipper Shore based Syllabus. This course was developed locally in Sydney was to be able to support the training and development of the East Coast Skippers who wanted real-life case studies. It includes examples for managing the East Australian Current, Wide Bay Bar, the prevailing NE winds to work up the NSW Coastline, avoiding unfavourable tides during their Whitsundays Cruising and much more. The framework of the RYA Course has been used with practical Australian based case studies, pictures and examples wherever possible to ensure you finish the course feeling confident to plan an East Coast adventure.