Boatsafe training location is at the Dry Storage Customer Lounge (adjacent to the boat ramp) in the Gold Coast City Marina, Coomera.
Our training boat and jet ski are conveniently launched from here.
By choosing us for your nautical education you can gain the boat handling skills, knowledge of rules regulations, and basics of navigation that are required by Maritime Safety Qld to achieve your boat licence, called the Recreational Marine Driver Licence or RMDL and jetski (PWCL) competency certifications.
We now provide Exemption 38 courses most weekends - AMSA approved assessor IN80 (TA91QLD).
We provide quality nautical education and training in sound seamanship by coaching constant situation awareness and adherence to the law.
Go below to download the BoatSafe Workbook activity pages put out by Maritime Safety Qld.
We promote safety and respect for others with whom we share our busy waterways.
Qld Boat and Jetski licence course and cost details:
(course requires a minimum age of sixteen)
|Boatsafe Course Type||Duration||Times||Cost|
|Recreational Marine Driver Licence (RMDL) only||Day||8am - 3pm||$150|
|Personal Water Craft Licence (PWCL) only 1||Half Day||8am - 122||$150|
|RMDL & PWCL Combined Day course||Full Day||8am - 4pm||$250 3|
|Advanced Broadwater Practical Training||Full Day||9am - 2pm||$500 4|
|Navigation Chart Plotting Course||Full Day||8am - 4pm||$250 5|
|Individual one on one Tutoring and Course Revision to prepare for commercial marine oral examination - Coxswain - Master 5 (Master <24m Near Coastal) & Master 4 (Master <35 Near Coastal)||Full Day||8am - 4pm||$400|
|AMSA Exemption 38 Course (RPL dependant)||1 or 2 Days||8am - 3pm||$750|
1 am or pm depending on numbers
2 PWC only course must already hold an RMDL
3 Discount already applied to Combined Day course
4 One on One $500 - Duo $250 pp
Please read our Refund policy regarding cancellations and postponement
Once you have achieved your competency certificates they can be presented to a Qld Dept of Transport service centre for issue of your RMDL or PWC Licence.
To book a boat licence or jet-ski licence training and assessment also AMSA Exemption 38 courses now available.
Alternatively you can email Karla directly.
The RMDL and PWCL courses are comprised of theory and assessment using either the MQ Safe Boating workbook or the MSQ Boatsafe Workbook.
Practical tuition is conducted on our MSQ commercially approved Boat and Jetski.
At Nautical Training Marine Services we offer 3 forms of pre-study.
Contact us to purchase the "SafeBoating Workbook" $20 (inc. postage) & complete questionnaires.
Please include your phone number and mailing address.
Online - download pdf Boatsafe Workbook (2017 edition) then print & complete activity pages
You will need to download and/or print the BoatSafe Workbook (96 pages) to use as reference to complete the appropriate Workbook Activities.
The 2017 BoatSafe Workbook is free, click to download
See below to print only the Activity pages of the Boatsafe Workbook for submission on training day.
For those without previous nautical experience or if english is your second language or if you have learning difficulties, it is recommended to pre-read and complete activities in the workbook prior to your course training date.
Step 2: Go to boatsafeonline.learnbook.com.au to complete your boat and/or jetski licence course online.
(The Online study takes around the same time to complete as Face to Face Group training but with the convenience of study at home in your own time).
We have scheduled courses listed each week for your perusal. Alternatively please let us know your preferred date so we may endeavour to suit your requirements.
Dry Storage Customer Lounge
Gold Coast City Marina
76 - 84 Waterway Drive, Coomera.
Gold Coast, Qld
Dry Storage Customer Lounge adjacent to Boat Ramp at Gold Coast City Marina Coomera
Dry Storage Customer Lounge at the Gold Coast City Marina
Your jetski licensing instructor Karla Del Herbert-Evans
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(Below) Hear Karla narrating a Nautical Traning promotional video.
MSQ approved Boatsafe Provider
BTAQ Committe Member
(above) Karla training at the Boardroom Gold Coast City Marina Coomera.
Nautical Training is now based at Gold Coast City Marina Coomera
Karla Del Herbert-Evans conducting jetski licence training
Read more about the Gold Coast Boat licence Instructor - Karla Del Herbert-Evans and her lifelong passion for the maritme world.
(Above) Nautical Training & Marine Services contribution to the annual Riviera Festival. Karla Herbert-Evans facilitating and conducting Advanced Nautical Training with the Riviera Team for their Educational Programmes.