Powerboat Training
 "The whole day was very enjoyable & we were both very impressed with Niall’s training. He definitely made sure we were competent on the boat & encouraged us to repeat any exercise until it was perfect."
 - Ruth & Sean Gill
What will I learn?
Our Powerboat course will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to drive a small powerboat. Recognised by the Australian Sailing powerboat program, this course will give you the opportunity to get your NSW Boat Licence on successful completion of the course.
Trip Preparation & Navigation
Safety briefings, passage considerations, navigating harbours & busy waterways
Types of boats & equipment
Personal safety equipment, boat equipment, parts of the boat, engines & fuel
Rules of the road & regulations
Collision avoidance, sailing rules, common lights, day shapes and sound signals
Boat handling skills & techniques
Low-speed & high-speed manoeuvres, docking, mooring & anchoring, driving in swell.
Where do we complete the training?
We use Pittwater as our training area on our boat. The day will start and finish at our training centre at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, Newport. 
Can we use our own boat?

Yes, we will need to start and finish the test at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Newport, and your vessel must be suitable for what we are doing. 

Can I get a boat licence?
Yes! By completing the Start Powerboating certificate, you will receive a certificate of proficiency that you can take to the RMS to get your NSW boat licence.
The Investment
  $395 per person*
Minimum booking of 2 people per course.
*Does not include RMS boat licence fee. 
Minimum booking of 2 people per course and maximum of 4 per course. The sessions are scheduled online and can be added straight to your calendar. With true wind of over 25 kts, heavy rain or severe weather warnings rescheduling is available at no charge. 
The Back Story...
Above and Beyond Boating was founded in 2011 to support Sydney-based boat owners to not just learn about boat handling or sailing, but also teach the wider skills needed to confidently and safely skipper their boats.

They have worked with thousands of boat owners assisting them achieving a wide range of boating dreams.

One of the Above and Beyond Boating philosophies is to assist their customers to step outside of their nautical comfort zones and ensure that they achieve the goals they dreamed of when they purchased the boat.

They bring the skills and experience of world-class trainers straight to your vessel.
The Rules of
Above & Beyond Boating