Now is the time to start thinking about getting your boat or jetski licence. Do the practical training on the beautiful Noosa River on the Sunshine Coast. You can do the theory online first (if you wish). https://www.facebook.com/NeedaLicence.com.au/
Courses every Saturday, Sunday and midweek on the Noosa River.
We will beat any quote for a boat or jetski licence at Noosa, Sunshine Coast Only $140 for either a boat or jet ski licence or $240 for both licences on the same day. Fully accredited Qld Transport approved Boatsafe courses – 6 hours for boat licence, 2 hours for jet ski licence, all vessels … Continue reading We will beat any quote
There are few knots that you use more in boating than the Bowline. It’s a simple knot for making a loop in a line. It holds tight under pressure and it’s easy to undo. This video from the Brownies Coastwatch Vault shows an easy way to remember how to tie it. You my be wondering … Continue reading How to Tie a Bowline Knot
A lot of anchoring in bays, estuaries and rivers is on sandy or muddy bottoms. This video from the Brownies Coastwatch Vault has some good tips from Dave Oelrichs from Maritime Safety Qld on the right way to do it using a Danforth Anchor. Another safety tip from Boat and Jetski Licence Noosa Sunshine Coast, … Continue reading Anchoring on Sand
A lot of anchoring is done on reef and a different anchor to what you use in estuaries and rivers with sandy or muddy bottoms is required. This video has info from Dave Oelrichs from Maritime Safety Qld on using a reef anchor on shallow inshore reefs. Also worth looking at in the Boating Vault … Continue reading Anchoring on Reef
This video from the Brownies Coastwatch Vault shows Barry McDade’s tips on the easy way to anchor offshore using a float system. This method has been around a long time and it does take a bit of practice to get it right, but when you do, it’s a lot easier and safer than hauling the … Continue reading Anchoring Offshore