Learn to sail whitsundays

Learn to Sail/Skipper in the Whitsundays

Learn to sail in the Whitsundays and receive the IYT International Crew or Bareboat Skipper Certificate. 

In July the Whitsundays are the perfect place to learn to sail.  Departing Hamilton Island, experience all that the Whitsundays have to offer as you develop your sailing skills. As well as training there is time to swim, snorkel and relax. Stay the night before the course at no extra charge. All meals included, except two dinners ashore.

Both the International Crew and Bareboat Skipper attend the same course, but have different roles and learning outcomes. This is ideal for couples and families that have different levels of experience.

Candidates who pass the Bareboat Skipper Practical Course, complete the theory exam, have completed 200 miles and 10 days sailing (1 day = 8 hours), and have a VHF Certificate qualify for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) which is required for chartering in many parts of the world. Much of this mileage will be gained during this course.

In order to take the IYT Bareboat Skipper course, you must have completed the IYT International Crew or RYA Competent Crew course. Apart from meeting the requirements of the accrediting body, this pre-requisite is important as participants have often over-estimated their ability and experience and failed the practical course.


21-25 July, 2024 (one place)

27-31 July, 2024

Cost: $2,290 (twin share or saloon berth)
$2,690 (single cabin if available)

Exam fee: included

Duration: 5 days 

Inclusions: 5 nights’ accommodation, 5 breakfasts & lunches, 3 dinners. Marina fees.

Not included: Dinner day 4. VHF Marine Radio course.

Departure: d’Albora Marina, Port of Airlie

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