Boat License NSW

$395 inc GST

Get your boat licence in a day! 

This Course is operated by Flying Fish Sail Academy. For all enquiries or questions, contact Flying Fish directly on 02 9969 8590 or oz@flyingfishonline.com.au


Course Details

This course provides all the practical training and theory knowledge required by the small boat driver. The course is delivered in a fun, hands-on way by an expert instructor. We include everything you need for the NSW Boat Licence. (Age 12-plus).

During the day you will spend the morning in the classroom and the afternoon on Sydney Harbour learning to drive our rigid inflatable rescue craft.

Practical Skills

  • Safety and preparation (kill cord, life jackets, communications, crew position and safety)
  • High speed handling (trim, stability, driving position, crew safety, waves, quick stop)
  • Low speed handling (close quarters, standing off, wind and tide)
  • Rules of the road (application of basic IRPCS whilst underway)
  • Seamanship skills (anchoring, berthing, handling lines, mooring buoys)
  • Emergency situations (types of emergency, man overboard recovery, marine radio distress calls)

Powerboat Theory

  • Personal equipment (clothing, lifejackets etc)
  • Parts of the boat (basic terminology)
  • On board safety
  • Types of craft (hull types, engines, fuel)
  • Basic weather (forecasts, sea state, effect of wind and tide)
  • Buoyage, basic collision regulations (IRPCS)
  • Legal responsibilities and obligations.

RYA Powerboat Level 2

For an internationally accredited certificate join our 2 day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course. This also converts to a NSW boat licence. Follow the link for more details


Middle Harbour Yacht Club

The course takes place at the Flying Fish Sail Academy at Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Lower Parriwi Rd Mosman.


Private course

If you have your own small group we can arrange a private course for you. You pay for three places and can bring up to 4 people. Contact Flying Fish Sail Academy for more details 02 9969 8590

This Course is operated by Flying Fish Sail Academy. For all enquiries or questions, contact Flying Fish directly on 02 9969 8590 or oz@flyingfishonline.com.au

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Course Timetable


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