Live aboard introduction to yacht sailing course

State of Queensland, Airlie Beach, Australia

3 days from
per person
No single supplements
Sailing boat in the Whitsundays water during course
Sailing students relaxing on boat during course

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Holiday overview

Go learn to sail around the beautiful Whitsunday Islands in Australia and receive an introduction to acht sailing on this 2 night / 3 day sailing course where you’ll live aboard a modern 43ft yacht and enjoy the thrill of overnight anchoring in secluded tropical island bays more details...

Hours of

Maximum group

Private 1-on-1

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

  • 2 night / 3 day Introduction to Yachting course
  • PLEASE NOTE: You will need to meet at the marina 30 minutes before you sail; the yacht sails at either 9am Monday morning and returns at 11am on Wednesday OR sails at 2pm Wednesday afternoon and returns at 4pm Friday afternoon
  • All theory and practical tuition
  • All training materials
  • Certificate of Competency from the Principle
  • 2 nights aboard the yacht in a shared room
  • Linen (please bring a towel)
  • All meals on board
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Wet weather gear
  • Sailing gloves
  • Wet suit hire

Location overview

Located in Airlie Beach, the ideal gateway to the tropical sailing paradise of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef; this sailing school teaches sailing on a 43ft yacht and provides internationally recognised sailing qualifications.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Mondays
  • Wednesdays


  • Yachting Australia
  • International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA)
  • International Yachtmaster Training