identification (e.g. Driver’s Licence, Medicare card, etc.) plus a hat, sunglasses, jacket and lunch are optional
How do I prepare?
Complete the on-line course (takes approx. 4 to 4.5 hours)
What will be covered in the course?
Practical training includes preparing, launching, manoeuvring and retrieving a vessel. Practical assessment includes high and low speed skills such as picking up crew overboard (lifejacket), figure eight turns and coming alongside a jetty.
The on-line theory element covers all essential topics in accordance with BoatSafe Queensland requirements. Major topics include:
Preparing a recreational vessel for operation - equipment, registration and legislation
Operating a recreational vessel in accordance with international and State regulations – buoys, beacons, collision regulations, incident reporting