Live aboard sail learn to earn programme

Airlie Beach, Australia

per person
No single supplements
Sail boat at sea with sailing students on board
Sailing student at the wheel of ship on sailing course

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Holiday overview

Ideal for travellers to Australia taking up the Working Holidaymaker Visa or anyone looking for a career in marine tourism; this 23 day programme starts with a 5 day commercial crew sailing course before taking up the role of crew member on a series of learn to sail trips around the Whitsundays 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

  • 23 day programme, starting with a 5 night, 5 day IYT Competent Crew sailing course
  • Please note: you will need to check in by 3pm Sunday and be ready to sail at 11am Monday
  • All theory and practical tuition
  • All training materials
  • Accommodation aboard the yacht in a shared room
  • In between shifts, accommodation in a dorm at a local backpackers
  • Linen (please bring a towel)
  • All meals on board
  • Please note: you will need to provide your own meals when you are not on board
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Wet suit hire
  • Please note: You will need 2 passport photographs at the start of your course for the Commercial Seatime Log Book

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:
  • Sundays


  • International Yachtmaster Training