Prices and Dates – Theory Courses

Please see below our dates and prices – theory courses, and also refer to the calendar in order to plan your itinerary.


Please contact us for any further info.

RYA/YA Essential Navigation and Seamanship theory Includes navigation theory, safety and seamanship. Ideal for anyone new to sailing and boating (including fishing, diving and sea kayaking).   Acceptable navigation theory pre-requisite for RYA Day Skipper practical.  Online interactive course.
Click here for a taste of the online course.
(2 day classroom course – 9am to 5pm – available for group bookings).
$350/person (course exercises and notes, dividers, training charts & almanac included) 

RYA Day Skipper theoryIncludes navigation, tides, safety, weather, collision regulations. A more detailed navigation theory pre-requisite for RYA Day Skipper practical.  Pre-requisite for RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster theory.

NEW!  RYA Day Skipper theory (classroom).  In-person course delivery  with an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor

Online course



Classroom course 

5 day classroom course at East Coast Marina, Manly:

13-17 September 2021

$675/person (course exercises and notes, training charts & almanac included)


$995 including class materials as above

RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster theory (online).  Ideal for holders of the Day Skipper certificate or previous high level navigation experience. Includes navigation, tides, safety, weather, collision regulations. Online course $675/person (course exercises and notes, electronic nav resource, training charts & almanac included)
RYA Ocean theory (online). Requires Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster theory level. Includes finding position from stars & planets, weather, passage planning, watch keeping and much more. Online course $675/person (course exercises and notes, electronic nav resource,  weather booklet, training charts & almanac included 
Individual Tuition and Yachtmaster Assessments By appointment $95/hour + classroom hire OR $475/day + classroom hire
International Certificate of Competence (ICC) Specify whether you require an ICC for power or sail when booking. Price on application
CEVNI TEST Online course for  those wishing to operate a vessel in the inland waterways of Europe $50
RYA PPR (Professional Practices & Responsibilities) Online course for Professional practices and responsibilities course. $60
Marine Radio VHF & HF
Classroom course and exam, 9am – 4pm
3 September 202112 November 2021
$350/person includes $89 exam fee and $45 handbook 

Diesel Engine Maintenance Course

East Coast Marina, Manly

17 September 2021



Safety & Sea Survival – full course 

2 day course

Manly, and local travel for pool/flare sessions 
29 & 30 September 6:30-9:30pm + 2 October 2021 all day

17-18 October 2021 full days

17 & 18 November 6:30-9:30pm; + 20 November 2021 all day



Safety & Sea Survival – revalidation course

1 day refresher course for certificate holders from Safety & Sea Survival full course

East Coast Marina, Manly;
plus local travel for pool session11 September25 September23 October6 November27 November
Radar Course  Brisbane
East Coast Marina, Manly 
dates tbc
Yacht Maintenance – electrics and ropework Brisbane
East Coast Marina, Manly 
dates tbc

Marine First Aid

STCW10 (formerly STCW95) 

STCW10 Re-Validation Course

Shipboard Safety Skill Set Course 

2020/2021 Southern Cross Yachting is not  offering these courses  

*Prices effective 1 July 2021 and include 10% GST

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