Sailing School Course fees

SailTime Sailing School offers a variety of RYA practical courses from Introduction through Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper to Yachtmaster  and Theory courses from Essential Navigation to Yachtmaster .

Course fees vary depending on number of participants booking at the one time and the number of courses you enrol in.

If 2 people enrol the same course both receive a 5% discount If 3 people enroll on the same course  they all receive a 7.5% discount*


Upon completion of your course all students recieve a $200 voucher toward your next course

Having completed your course why not enjoy regular sailing in some of Australia great sailing destinations by becoming a SailTime member

All student who complete a competent crew or higher course automatically receive a $400 discount off the membership  joining fee  plus SailTime members rates for all future training 

Course Description Duration FEE
RYA Start Yachting Ideal for the Novice sailor this relaxed and enjoyable 2 days course introduces you to the world of sailing 2 days incl overnight $625 per person
RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship The course is a basic introduction to navigation, seamanship and safety 16 hours classroomOr 6 hours on line $395
RYA Competent Crew The Competent Crew teaches would be sailors personal safety, seamanship and helmsman ship to a level that enables you to be a valuable member of the crew 3 weekends or

3 days plus a weekend.



RYA Day Skipper Theory This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising 45 hours $950
RYA Day Skipper Practical Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all  goes well and being responsible when it doesn’t 5 days or3 x 2 day weekends or

a 2 day and a 3 day weekend




RYA Coastal Skipper Practical and examination RYA coastal skipper course trains advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night 5 days $1500
RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Prep+Exam – Sail An RYA Yachtmaster Certificate of Competence is often the ultimate aim of aspiring skippers. It is a well known, highly respected qualification worldwide, proving your experience and competence as a skipper 5 Days preparation, followed by a 2 day exam (separate fee payable to RYA) $1800

* 5% and 7%  discount not available in conjunction with any other promotion