About us
We are passionate and dedicated to making sure you achieve your boating dreams. The founding principal of the business and all of our training programs is to ensure that you use your boat as often and safely as possible.

The programs we have created and deliver enable you to choose your own pathway, whether your training is one to one or with your friends and family, choose dates to fit your schedule and have world-class coaching on your boat.

We believe in helping everyone in our community achieve their boating dreams and help them follow the rules of ABB in their own boating. Make sure you join our mailing list to get your free training videos straight to your inbox and don't miss our next event.
Meet our team...
Neil Driscoll skippering a boat the founder of above & beyond boating Neil Driscoll skippering a boat the founder of above & beyond boating
Neil Driscoll
Founder & Lead Trainer
Neil has been teaching on the water for over 20 years. Talk to him for 20 seconds and it is clear he is very passionate about helping people achieve their boating dreams.
His personalised approach to training has always been central to the business vision and the constantly growing community of people using Above & Beyond Boating's courses and training services.
Bob
Head of Overboard Operations
Bob is our gravel filled artificial human. He is 80KG dry and has been instrumental in our techniques we have developed and teach through our training and seminars
Niall Powers the above & beyond boating training manager Niall Powers the above & beyond boating training manager
Niall Powers
Training & Content Manager, Powerboat Instructor
Niall first joined us as a student for his radio and navigation training when he was at high school and after completing his further education in Sport Business Management joined us in his full time role.
Niall was also the recipient of the 2019 NSW/ACT Instructor of the Year at the Australian Sailing awards.
Roger corrie above & beyond boating ICC trainer and skipper mentor speaking at beyond the east coast Roger corrie above & beyond boating ICC trainer and skipper mentor speaking at beyond the east coast
Roger Corrie
I.C.C. Trainer & Assessor

Roger's and Caz sailed their Beneteau 47.7, Aquila (Our RYA training vessel) from the Mediterranean, across the Atlantic, through the Caribbean and then across the Pacific Ocean to return home to home to Pittwater.

If your I.C.C. assessment is on our boat it will be with Roger, bring a pen as he will certainly have some great tips for anywhere you are going in the Med!

Mike Selbie sailing as a skipper mentor and above & beyond boating online training Mike Selbie sailing as a skipper mentor and above & beyond boating online training
Mike Selbie
Online Training & Electronic Navigation Specialist

Mike has owned boats for most of his life and is a highly conciencious and competent Skipper. He brings a blend of old school seamanship and cutting edge technology to every boat he sails on.

Navigation is a passion for Mike and he is an active a very competent Navigator for offshore racing, whilst also developing and providing support for the online navigation and passage planning courses.

UPCOMING SEMINAR

Beyond the East Coast
You'll never be at sea regretting that you took the time to prepare for your voyage, at some point, the preparation must stop and the adventure begins!

Friday 15th November 2019

"Thanks to Neil and Roger - what a great experience using your online courses, together with excellent coaching on the water. Your focus for safety at sea along with sharing your vast knowledge and experience made the training extremely relevant. I would definitely recommend Above and Beyond Boating to all yachties"

Freddie Jansen van Niewenhuisen
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The Rules of ABB...
Go on adventures
Use what you have
Never compromise on safety
Leave your comfort zone
Look after your boat and she'll look after you
Continually develop your skills
Keep It Simple Skipper! 
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