RYA Cruising Instructor Training


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About this course

RYA instructors and training centers are all part of our global standard of excellence. You carry with you our international credibility and backing, as do the RYA qualifications you will be awarded.
The RYA reaches far and wide, working hard to maintain its internationally recognised quality standard. Join us and become part of a prestigious crew:

Over 2,200 RYA recognised training centers in more than 20 countries and over 18,000 RYA qualified instructors across the world!

During the course, you will be taught how to deliver the RYA practical courses; Start Yachting, Competent Crew and Day Skipper. You will be given the opportunity to practice your new found skills on the water.

As an RYA Instructor it is your responsible for the management of the yacht, therefore the course includes people skills and people management techniques, time management, communication, presentation, lesson planning, teaching techniques and debriefing skills.

All candidates must have a full working knowledge to RYA Day Skipper level both theoretical and practical, all candidates must understand the RYA syllabus thoroughly. Keep in-mind that this is not a sailing course, this is a course to teach you how to teach, so please come well prepared.

By the end of this course the successful RYA Cruising Instructor will be able to undertake preparing and executing instruction both theory and practical to RYA Day Skipper.

Successful completion of this course means that you can apply for employment with any RYA recognized sailing school worldwide with confidence.

  • Teaching techniques
  • People skills
  • Course implementation
  • Course structure
  • Management of people
  • Communication skills
  • Self presentation
  • Course planning
  • Both power and sail
  • How to use Winches, jammers & cleats correctly

Bring pen, note paper, navigational instruments and RYA Cruising Instructors Handbook.

All meals whilst on board will be supplied.

Our office is located at The Mooloolaba Marina on Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba just an hour north of Brisbane. There’s ample parking. Click HERE to see a map. The location can be accessed from 33-45 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

The course cost is $1795 for 5 days plus a exam fee paid directly to the RYA. Please note a minimum 25% deposit is required at the time of booking and the balance to be paid prior to the course commencing.

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