Adult Courses

Manly Sailing offers sailing courses for Adults under the International Yacht Training (IYT) Scheme.

International Yacht Training Worldwide (IYT) is the most internationally accredited global leader and trusted standard of excellence in yacht training, maritime certification, safety, knowledge and sailing adventures. The company operates more boating courses with more Government approvals through more schools, in more countries and in more languages than any other boating organization in the world.

So what does this mean for you? Your sailing qualification is global.

Learn in Australia – go anywhere with your International Boating and Sailing passport.

Manly Sailing offers courses in Sydney and the Whitsundays

Introduction to Yachting

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the wonderful world of sailing. Held over one full day the course is designed to introduce a beginner to the world of sailing. Successful participants will be able to assist as a crew member on a sailing vessel. The whole day is spent on board our yacht on Sydney Harbour so make sure you bring your lunch and water!

Course Length: 1 Day                     Course Price: $349

Sailing Refresher Course

Are you an existing sailor who wants to brush up on your skills? Perhaps you haven’t sailed in a while but want to get back into it? Or you are finally taking that charter holiday and want to refresh your anchoring, mooring and boat handling skills. Maybe your friends have bought a boat and you want to get involved in helping sail it but are a bit rusty?

This one day course is perfect for bringing that knowledge back to you over a six hour on water practical. The whole day is spent on board our yacht on Sydney Harbour so make sure you bring your lunch and water!

Course Length: 1 Day                     Course Price: $349

Competent Crew

This course allows you to develop the skills and knowledge to be an active crew member on board a yacht. Consisting of both Theory and practical modules, this course focuses on practical application and will show you how much fun sailing can be when knowing how to operate a boat safely and confidently. At the end of this course you will receive the International Crew Certificate from IYT

Course Length: 2 Days 

Course Price: $695

Bareboat Skipper Certificate

The Bareboat Skipper  Certificate is aimed at providing you with the skills sufficient to be a watchkeeper on board a Yacht or a Skipper in fair weather, daylight hours in coastal waters. Known in other terminology as Coastal Skipper this course is what you need to take charge of your own small vessel in the conditions mentioned above. This comprehensive course automatically qualifies you for the ICC and / or the International Bareboat Certificate. It is for those who wish to safely charter a small to medium yacht for their family holiday. There is a small written exam at the end of the course which must be passed.

We run this course in conjunction with our sister school in Sydney who are based in Balmain. A fasttrack option is available to do this course over 5 days, or components can be taken individually over a number of weeks.

Course Price:  $1360

ICC – International Certificate of Competency

If you are thinking of chartering a boat in Europe you will need an ICC licence.

To obtain one of these you must have at least International Bareboat Skipper or equivalent experience.

Those with experience must do an ICC assessment and test to obtain their licence.  If you do not have the relevant experience we recommend doing the International Bareboat Skipper Certificate.

Assessment & Exam: 1 day $695 which includes ICC Licence.

I’ve learned to sail, Now what?

We can help you get on a race yacht crew,advise you on purchasing your own boat, offer you Yacht Racing opportunities for Twilight Races, major Regattas, book a charter holiday for you or even get you a job on a boat. Whatever your sailing goal we can help you with it.

Whitsundays Courses

Manly Sailing also offers combined Sailing Courses & holidays in the Whitsundays. The courses are also run under the IYT Scheme but you will live-aboard our large comfortable yacht and sail around the Whitsunday Islands while doing learning your new skills. All prices include tuition, course notes, logbook, all meals, linen and accomodation on board.

Introduction to Yachting

Course Length: 3 days, 2 nights     Course Price: $899


Competent Crew

Course Length: 6  Days 6 nights    Course Price: $1699


International Bareboat Skipper Certificate

Course Length: 23 days 22 Nights Course Price: $4999

Contact us for availability!

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