Learn to Sail Packages

A great way to combine your courses and get added value!

Package 1 – The Aspiring Dayskipper – $2095 (RYA Dayskipper theory course and RYA Dayskipper 5 day practical course)

Previous experience needed: – Practical sailing skills to RYA Competent Crew level, (recommended 5 days sea time, 100 miles, 4 night hours)

This discounted package is great for the aspiring skipper. You will already have some sailing experience and are now looking to improve your skills with a navigation course and practical sailing course. This combination of the RYA Dayskipper practical and theory courses will really help you to feel confident when you skipper a yacht. The RYA Dayskipper Practical Certificate and ICC will allow you to charter yachts in most countries.  Please see the relevant pages for full course information on the Dayskipper theory and Dayskipper practical courses.  Sailing courses operate with a maximum of 5 students and one instructor.

What’s included in the Aspiring Dayskipper?

RYA Sail Cruising Logbook, RYA Dayskipper Online Theory course (using the Navathome online programme), RYA Dayskipper Student pack – (Course workbook, RYA Dayskipper Theory handbook, training almanac, practice charts, chart plotter simulator, plotter and divider set), 5 day RYA Dayskipper Practical course, RYA Dayskipper Practical handbook, RYA Dayskipper Certificate and ICC Assessment.

This package includes all of your meals and accommodation onboard our training yacht. Additional overseas postage charges apply if you are outside of Australia – please contact us if you are.  Contact us on 0412 060 130 or email sailing@oceanwest.net.au

Please note – you will have 6 months access to the online Dayskipper theory programme, and this can be extended for a further six months if necessary for a payment of $60 to Navathome

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Package 2  – The Coastal Skipper Package – $2095 (RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster theory course and RYA Coastal Skipper 5 day practical course)

Previous experience needed: – Theory knowledge to RYA Dayskipper Theory course level and practical sailing skills to RYA Dayskipper level (recommended 15 days sea time, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours)

This is a great discounted package for those who have gained their RYA Dayskipper qualification and want to move on to the next level, or for those more experienced skippers who have got a theory knowledge equivalent to the RYA Dayskipper standard and are looking to consolidate their experience, learn more advanced skippering and sailing techniques and gain an internationally recognised qualification. Please see the relevant pages for full course information on the Coastal / Yachtmaster theory and Coastal Skipper practical courses

What’s included in the Coastal Skipper Package?

RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster online theory course (using the Navathome online programme) and RYA Coastal Skipper practical 5 day course, RYA logbook, RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster Theory course certificate and RYA Coastal Skipper Practical certificate. This package does not include the Portland Plotter and brass divider set, but these can be purchased at checkout for $50.

This package includes all of your meals and accommodation onboard our training yacht. Sailing courses operate with a maximum of 5 students and one instructor.

Additional overseas postage charges apply if you are outside of Australia – please contact us if you are.  Contact us on 0412 060 130 or email sailing@oceanwest.net.au

Please note – you will have 6 months access to the online Coastal Yachtmaster theory programme, and this can be extended for a further six months if necessary for a payment of $60 to Navathome

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Package 3 – For one person – The Complete Dayskipper – $3495 – Get ready for your yacht charter holiday. 

The RYA Dayskipper Practical Certificate is internationally recognised, and in most countries, is the prerequisite for bare boat charter. The Complete Dayskipper discounted package takes you from beginner to a point where you will feel comfortable skippering a yacht in familiar waters.

What’s included in the Complete Dayskipper?

RYA Competent Crew Handbook, RYA Sail Cruising Logbook, 5 day RYA Competent Crew practical course, RYA Competent Crew Certificate, RYA Dayskipper Online Theory course (using the Navathome online programme), RYA Dayskipper Student pack – (Course workbook, RYA Dayskipper Theory handbook, training almanac, practice charts, chart plotter simulator, plotter and divider set), 5 day RYA Dayskipper Practical course, RYA Dayskipper Practical handbook, RYA Dayskipper Certificate and ICC Assessment.

This package includes all of your meals and accommodation onboard our training yacht. Sailing courses operate with a maximum of 5 students and one instructor. Please contact us at sailing@oceanwest.net.au to book.

Please note – you will have 6 months access to the online Dayskipper theory programme, and this can be extended for a further six months if necessary for a payment of $60 to Navathome

Package 4 – For two people – The Skipper and First Mate – $3495. 

This discounted package is great for the couple who would like to sail together. The Skipper will already have some sailing experience and will be looking to improve on their skills with a navigation course and practical sailing course, whilst introducing their partner to the delights of sailing (and secretly making them into a useful crew member!). This package is for two people, allowing the First Mate to do the Competent Crew Course, whilst the Skipper does the Dayskipper theory and practical courses. A word of caution – after the Competent Crew course, many First Mates secretly harbour the desire to become the Skipper and you may be faced with a mutiny onboard!!

What’s included in the Skipper and First Mate package?

RYA Competent Crew Handbook, RYA Sail Cruising Logbook for each person, 5 day RYA Competent Crew practical course, RYA Competent Crew Certificate, RYA Dayskipper Online Theory course (using the Navathome online programme), RYA Dayskipper Student pack – (Course workbook, RYA Dayskipper Theory handbook, training almanac, practice charts, chart plotter simulator, plotter and divider set), 5 day RYA Dayskipper Practical course, RYA Dayskipper Practical handbook, RYA Dayskipper Certificate and ICC Assessment.

This package includes all of your meals and accommodation onboard our training yacht.

All of these packages can be completed at a time to suit you. Sailing courses operate with a maximum of 5 students and one instructor. Please contact us by email at sailing@oceanwest.net.au or call 0412 060 130 for more details.

Please note – you will have 6 months access to the online Dayskipper theory programme, and this can be extended for a further six months if necessary for a payment of $60 to Navathome