Advanced Boat Handling and Manoeuvering

Our Affiliation

AMSA approved training provider



MSQ approved Boatsafe Provider


Working time:
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Our address:
Australian Volunteer Coast Guard QF1
171 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

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Advanced Vessel Handling and Manoeuvring on the Gold Coast

Hours 8am – 1pm*
Object is to gain more experience at the helm.

Our one day boat training on the Gold Coast is tailored to you, typically we offer

  • Personalised training
  • Practical navigation and handling skills
  • Practical training on your own boat, Karla is licensed to handle boats up to 72ft.
  • Offshore navigation

Phone Karla for course details and available booking dates for Gold Coast boat training.

*Practical is weather dependant for area of operation and vessels limitations.
Please read our Refund policy regarding cancellations and postponement

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Navigation Chart Plotting Course

One day offshore introduction to Navigation Chart Plotting course for advanced boat training on the Gold Coast.


  • Navigation planning
  • Understanding nautical charts and beacon to beacon mapping
  • Understanding latitude and longtitude
  • Understanding degrees and decimal minutes
  • Plan a boat trip using nautical charts, GPS and way points
  • Compass conversions
  • Calculating distance, speed and time
  • Fuel calculations
  • “IALA” Bouyage system (bouys, marks and beacons)
  • Tide calculations
  • Lines of position, bearing, range and fix
  • Set and Drift activities

Women on Water Programme

Offered by RIVIERA the internationally renowned luxury boat builders

Liaising biannually with RIVIERA, Nautical Training offers the WOMEN ON WATER PROGRAMME.

The Riviera Women on Water program aims to give women more confidence on the water by teaching valuable practical skills, such as ropes and knots, skipper and crew communications including departure preparations, berthing, anchoring and mooring, systems operations and safety management of ship and shore power, starting and stopping procedures and domestic onboard systems