Whitsunday Sailing Tours - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - Owner Operated Sailing Holidays 
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Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade
Airlie Beach Queensland

Whitsunday Sailing Standby and Specials
 
Monthly Availability for All Tours
 
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Sailing the Whitsundays

Sail Training Courses 

       

IYT Certification
we can offer 
International Yachtmaster (IYT) qualifications.

    Courses are delivered in English Language only    
     
     
IYT offers participants a unique IYT identification number which 
records their personal training records in the IYT database.  
This allows principles from other countries to check the modules
and the courses which have been completed under the IYT program. 
Participants also received an IYT Passport which records the
modules and training programs completed.
 

 

Sail Learn to Earn

   

Crew Course - 5 Day 4 Night

 
 

23 Day Program
$3349 Basic (includes IYT Certification)
$3849 Advanced (+Speed Boat Licence, VHF)  more info....

   

Departs 9:00am Monday
$1719-1749 (includes IYT Certification)

 

 

 
 


5 Day Crew Course +

5 Days consolidation on Sail Training Yacht
6 Days/Nights as Extra Crew on our 2 night Maxi
Sailing Tours, learning with professional crews
during full commercial charters.

5 Nights Accomm at Backpackers in Airlie Beach
 
Includes 2 x Crew Uniforms and Meals for 17
Days,  Course Certificate and Sea-time Log

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Marine Ropework & Knots
Yacht Handling Power & Sail, 
Essential Boating Information,
including Rules and Regulations
Planning and Preparing the
yacht for a safe trip
Sails and Sail Handling 
Safe Operation of the Yacht at Sea
Avoiding/Managing Emergencies on
the Yacht
General Information, etiquette
 
  


Skippering a Maxi Yacht in the Whitsundays
 With our Learn to Sail in the Whitsundays Courses
 one day you could be skippering a Maxi Yacht !        

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Chart Work 
Pilotage/ Passage Planning  
Meteorology 
Collision Regulations  
Radio Operations  
Safety at Sea  
Survival at Sea 
Leadership

 

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Practice
Safety 
Seamanship 
Responsibility of Captain 
Navigation 
Meteorology 
Collision Regulations 
 
 
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Oral & Practical Exam 
Handling, Docking and Anchoring 
Command Ability and Control of Crew 

 
           
 

 
 

 IYT Qualifications principle is Mal Robertson
 Sail Training is generally on-board the vessel Eureka. 
 Accommodation for sail training is share bunk.
 Course includes meals while at sea doing education.
 Course notes are included.

Explore Whitsundays Group - Sailing Adventures of the Whitsunday Islands Queensland
Inbound Tour Operator Licence is 3368695.

Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
Prices in $aud per person. Prices are valid until 31 Mar 2019.
Some Tours out over 24, 25 or 26 December incur a local fee of $20-$40 per person.
Cancellation fees apply, please see conditions and terms
Credit Card payments incur a 2% transaction fee.
Please note, prices may increase at anytime or specials may be released based on demand.

Our Whitsunday Sailing Tours Include: Service of Captain and Crew, Meals, Snorkelling Equipment,
Wet Suit hire, Linen (please bring Beach Towel), Marine & National Park Fees. The following tours 
also include Local Transfers from Airlie Beach to the Marina and return:
Southern Cross, Solway Lass, Whitsunday Bliss and Whitsunday Bullet. 
Itineraries can change based on weather and sea conditions and guest safety.

Please pack in a small soft bag. Note most vessels have limited storage space. 
No trolley bags can be taken on board.  
  Solway Lass, Prima and Adventurer do not allow bags with zips on board. 
 Large Bags can be stored at our office in Airlie Beach for a small fee. 

 Whitsunday Bliss does allow for larger soft sided bags. NO trolley bags please.

 What to Pack: 
Swimmers, hat, sunglasses, personal toiletries, beach towel, runners or sandals for the island walks.

 Alcohol: Solway Lass has a licenced bar on-board, so no BYO.
Drinks are sold at reasonable prices.  
 All other vessels
guests can BYO Alcohol and store in the esky on board.