Wanting to advance on your basic boating skills?

Our Powerboat courses are the perfect place to start. These are the next stages on from the Recreational Skippers Ticket, providing more detail and building on the basic knowledge learned in the RST. Want to drive a club safety boat or pass on your dinghy sailing knowledge as an instructor? Then these courses are a must.

The Powerboat course will cover the following and more

The Safety Boat Handling course will cover the following and more


Why should you do this course?

The Powerboat courses are

How Royal Perth Yacht Club will support you during your course


Situated on the picturesque banks of the Swan River and located only five minutes by car from Perth’s Central Business District, RPYC’s Training Centre is located in Perth’s most protected waters - Matilda Bay. Boating conditions surrounding Matilda Bay are considered to be some of the best in the world.


Powerboat courses are run over a weekend usually twice a year. Subject to demand, these courses can also be run at other times.

Submit an application for this course using our Training Application Form



Saturday September 20th 2014 from 0830-1600

Safety Boat Handling


*Further courses will be run according to demand


RPYC can not be held accountable for any missed sessions by students. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that they are free for that time frame. If courses do not fit your schedule, please discuss with Chris Goldacre, and see if an arrangement can be found. Seven(7) business days cancellation notice is required.


For further information and enrolments, please contact Chris Goldacre on 9423 5519 or email sailtraining@rpyc.com.au