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RYA Start Yachting
£220/$440
1 live-aboard weekend

RYA Competent Crew
£440/$880
2 live-aboard weekends

Yachtmaster Practical
£220/$440
Exam Coaching live-aboard weekends

RYA Theory...

RYA Yachtmaster Theory
£495/$990
3 weekends 8-4pm

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory
£495/$990
10 4-hr standalone modules

Ocean Sailing...

RYA Watch-leader

Sydney-Eden
6 days 350 miles
£475/$850

Hobart-Sydney
8 days 700 miles
£650/$1142

Sydney-Auckland
2 weeks 1200 miles
£1013/$2026

Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifier

Eden-Macquarie Is-Hobart
20 days 2200 miles
£1150/$2250

Brazil- Trinidad
4 weeks 3000 miles
£2026/$4052

Bermuda - Dublin
4 weeks 3200 miles
£2026/$4052

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Summer 2020-21 is the season to go south!

RYA Yachtmaster & Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifying Passages
January 2021 - limited places
Hurry!
Call 0405 430 525 today

Sydney - Hobart Direct - Yachtmaster Coastal Qualifier - £475 GBP / $850 AUD


• 9th - 14th January 2021: Sydney - Hobart Direct

Cover the route of the iconic Sydney-Hobart race, log a Bass Strait crossing - that's another sailing first ticked off!

This will give you the 800 miles needed for your RYA Yachtmaster Coastal certificate.

This passage, being on an Ocean going yacht over 15 metres, you can qualify as an an RYA Watchleader, a very useful certificate. Also you can build Yachtmaster qualifying mileage.

800 miles, Sydney to Hobart.




"Halfway to Antarctica" - Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifier £1100 GBP / $1950 AUD

• 15th -29th Jan 2021: RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifying passage. Southern Ocean, Eden-Macquarie Island-Hobart.

Challenge yourself... sail halfway to Antarctica! Sydney - Macquarie Is - Hobart. 14 days and 1750 miles in the toughest ocean in the world.

The plan is for 6 days of Southern Ocean sailing to this sub-Antarctic island, one or two days anchored to study the wildlife and 7 days back. Intended for anyone wanting to do an RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifying passage and wishing to experience the great Southern Ocean first hand.

This passage will involve a circumnavigation of Australia's Macquarie Island (home of the Australian Antarctic Division) at 55° South. Not to be undertaken lightly.

If you are interested, please call for a discussion on +61 405 430525.





Hobart - Bass Strait - Sydney: Yachtmaster Coastal Qualifier - £550 GBP / $995 AUD


• 6th - 13th February 2021: RYA Watch Leader course, Hobart-Sydney.

Sail from the beautiful Tasmanian yachting capital of Hobart, direct over 7 days back to Sydney.

This will give you the 800 miles needed for your RYA Yachtmaster Coastal certificate.

Log a Bass Strait crossing - that's another sailing first ticked off!
As with the outward passage, The homeward-bound voyage as a Watch Leader on an Ocean going yacht over 15 metres, you can qualify as an an RYA Watchleader, a very useful certificate. Also you can build Yachtmaster qualifying mileage.

800 miles, Hobart to Sydney.


2020-21
Ocean Sailing

Sydney-Hobart Direct

9-14 January 2020
6 days 800 miles
£475/$850


"Halfway to Antarctica"

Sydney - Macquarie Is - Hobart

15-29 January 2021
14 days 1750 miles
£1100/$1950

Hobart-Sydney Return

6-13 February 2021
7 days 800 miles
£650/$1142