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Get your RYA Day Skipper Certificate

Unlock your certificate to charter boats internationally and nationally

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About B52

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B-52 Sailing provides RYA international and nationally recognised courses to thirsty learners in a fun and safe environment. Get on the bomb and feel cared for, safe and well trained.  You will walk away feeling confident in your sailing ability.


RYA Day Skipper Program

A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience, basic navigation and sailing skills. ​Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice, encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all goes well and being responsible when it doesn't. 

Don’t wait any longer to get your RYA Day Skipper Certificate! An international/nationally recognised sailing certificate that will allow you to charter boats wherever the wind takes you.

  • Fully comprehensive program

  • 100% success rate

  • Fun and safe environment

  • Gold Coast based

  • Option to stay on the boat overnight



Pre-course experienceNil

Duration: 40h online + 2 exam papers

Price: $675pp


(online course)

Knowledge based training, such as meteorology, navigation, pilotage techniques and collision regulations.


Pre-course experience: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht

Duration: 5 days

Price: $1595pp


(on the sailboat)

Put the theory in practice and develop the practical skippering skills of crew management, boat handling, practical pilotage and passage making.



" A couple of weeks after the course we bought a 8.5m yacht and sailed from Redcliffe to Coffs Harbour. "

" Dan was very patient, supportive and accommodating during my Day Skipper course. A couple of weeks after the course we bought a 8.5m yacht and sailed from Redcliffe to Coffs Harbour. We successfully navigated the inside passage of South Stradbroke Island, the Tweed, Yamba and Ballina bars, and have joined our local Twighlight racing. He is a great story teller, helping us learn from other peoples mistakes and have lots of fun. "

— Lisa from Coffs Harbour


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