The Powerboat Handling Course is run over one day, and combines the syllabus of the Start Powerboating Program and Powerboat Handling. Facilitated by accredited Australian Sailing Instructors, the cost of the course is $250.00. Possible discounts are available for current GLYC members. This course is required when obtaining accreditation as Instructor, Coach or Race Officer.

  • This course includes intermediate boat handling skills and seamanship for a variety of boat types.
  • Topics covered include boat launching, engines and fuel, types of craft and navigation. It aims to improve boat handling skills at low and plaining speeds, all of which may be practised during a short passage.
  • Who should do this course? People that wish to extend their knowledge of Powerboat driving or anyone wishing to gain other Australian Sailing Instructing or Officiating Qualifications

A Powerboat Handling Course for the 2023/2024 season will be Posted soon.  Any further information please email our Secretary at