Your Power Boating pathway begins here! This course introduces practical driving skills, trip planning, boat maintenance, and safety equipment.
Following the course you will have sufficient skills and knowledge to skipper a small powerboat.
This course assumes that you have no prior knowledge.
Passage planning, equipment requirements, sourcing weather information, powerboat terminology and rules, boat launching and docking, basic steering and manoeuvre techniques, dealing with emergency situations.
To gain the Australian Sailing Start Power Boating certificate requires attending a 12 hour course which is generally split into two 6 hour sessions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.