Courses - Specialty Courses

VHF/HF Marine Radio Operator’s License

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

A course and exam for anyone who owns or will be operating a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures.

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One-Day Boat Handling

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

A ‘must do’ one day course for any yacht owner, soon-to-be purchaser or those embarking on a bareboat adventure. The boat handling course offers expert tips and advice on docking, maneuvering and mooring practice.

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Own Yacht Tuition

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

Have you recently purchased a yacht, wishing to refresh your skills and become more confident onboard your own vessel?  Under the calm and experienced guidance of our skippers, you will gain confidence and skills to make the most of your own yacht. 

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International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) & CEVNI

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

International Sailing Qualifications required for chartering in Europe are the ICC (International Certificate of Competence) and CEVNI (required for inland waterways such as the French Canals). Southern Cross Yachting is one of the first training centres in Australia to be accredited to test for the ICC & CEVNI.

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Bareboat Charter Preparation

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

This one-day, nil experience required course will have you on your way to the most enjoyable sailing holiday imaginable.  You will gain knowledge to safely and competently charter your own desired yacht by providing practice picking up moorings, planning your trip, advice on what to expect and what to pack and take.

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Ladies Only Sailing Courses

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

The ladies weekend and 5-day courses are held on board one of our training yachts and includes meals on board (except for one evening meal ashore on a 5-day course).

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Sea Survival and Safety at Sea

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

Essential safety course for any yacht owner, skipper or crew. Mandatory for those wishing to work on yachts or participate in offshore racing.

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RYA Diesel Engine Course

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

The aim of the course is to give you an awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine and the ability to take simple measures to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and rectify defects which do not require workshop support.

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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory

Wynnum-Manly, Brisbane, QLD

Ongoing

The RYA Ocean Yachtmaster theory course is for those who have a passion for sailing and navigation. It is a wonderful course that will keep you occupied for hours on end.

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