Powerboat Handling

The Powerboat Handling Course is run over 2 days, and combines the syllabus of the Start Powerboating Program and Powerboat Handling. Facilitated by accredited Australian Sailing Instructors, the cost of the course is $165 for juniors / youth up to 18 years old, $220 for youth 18-25 year old and $245 for adults. Discounts are available for current GLYC members. This course is required when obtaining accreditation as Instructor, Coach or Race Officer.

  • This course includes intermediate boat handling skills and seamanship for a variety of boat types.
  • Topics covered include boat launching, engines and fuel, types of craft and navigation. It aims to improve boat handling skills at low and plaining speeds, all of which may be practised during a short passage.
  • Who should do this course? People that wish to extend their knowledge of Powerboat driving or anyone wishing to gain other Australian Sailing Instructing or Officiating Qualifications

Dates have not yet been set for Powerboat Handling for the 2017/18 season. If however you would like to register your interest in attending the next course, please contact our Discover Sailing Principal, Sharna Duff via discoversailing@sailglyc.com