23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977

Australian Sailing Powerboat Handling

This course is designed to improve your boat handling skills, especially in confined areas such as marina’s and in swell and waves.

Cost is $195 pp


This course is perfect for people who have their MAST Motorboat Licence and would like to further their boat handling skills.  It is also a prerequisite for Australian Sailing Dinghy and Windsurfing Instructors.


Pre-departure checks, engine and fuel checks, course navigation and passage planning, man overboard recovery, boat handling techniques in swells and waves, towing.


To gain the Australian Sailing Powerboat Handling certificate requires attending a 8 hour course which is generally run in one full day.


You will need to bring warm clothing, spray jacket, non-marking shoes, a cap or beanie and sunscreen.  A life jacket and all course materials will be provided.


For more information about this course please contact the DSS Office;
Phone 03 6223 1977 | email sailtrain@dssinc.org.au


Click HERE for full list of course dates and enrolment.

If you have any questions, please contact the DSS on 62231977 or the Sailing Operations Manager 0417 121 575

Derwent Sailing Squadron members please login to your mySailor HERE before registering then enter the discount code DSSMEMBER to receive a 10% discount.

If you are interested in a course and no suitable dates are listed, why not tell us what you are interested in by completing the SailTrain Expression of Interest form. We will contact you to discuss your requirements further.