Get certified to travel safely at speed on the water.
Get an Australian Powerboat licence with our short courses that provide intensive training in the practical skills and background theory knowledge needed by small boat drivers.
Flying Fish runs one and two day courses for beginner boat drivers in Sydney Harbour.
Both courses entitle you to the NSW General Boat Licence. The two day RYA Powerboat Level 2 course also leads to an International Certificate of Competence.
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This one-day Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) approved course teaches you to use VHF (Short Range) as well as MF and HF (Long Range) radio for distress, urgency, safety, and general calls. The course includes GMDSS and DSC
This one day course is for the Sydney boating enthusiast who wants a basic understanding of the operation and maintenance of an outboard motor. We teach you how to take simple measures to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and to rectify defects which do not require workshop support.
- 3 hoursExperience the magic of sailing on Sydney Harbour on one of our comfortable yachts. This short lesson introduces you to the exciting sport of sailing in a safe and controlled way.$179.00
- 1 daySpend a fabulous day sailing on Sydney Harbour aboard one of our comfortable sailing yachts. This is a great way to meet new friends and have fun in the great outdoors.$395.00
Boat licence overview
See our video to get an overview of what our NSW boat licence course covers.
Most boat drivers require a radio licence as well as training in navigation and sea survival techniques.
For details of the relevant courses go to our Safety, radio and maintenance section.