Skippering Tuition

Gold Coast skippering tuition

Australia is surrounded by water, and the Gold Coast is home to some the country’s most spectacular waterways, so it’s no surprise that boating is such a popular pastime and commercial activity.

The skipper is responsible for the safety of the vessel, the safety of your passengers, and the safety of others on the water. Poor training or not adhering to the responsibilities of a skipper, is the major cause of boating accidents on the water.

At Rod Twitchin Marine, our goal is to make boating both safe and fun!

Our thorough skippering tuition will allow you to gain a practical understanding of boating basics such as:

  • Vessel handling
  • Navigation
  • Voyage planning and vessel preparation for intended voyage

Know how to operate your new vessel

Every boat is different and when you purchase a new vessel you may not be familiar with all the systems and procedures aboard. With extensive skippering experience, Rod Twitchin Marine can assist you to familiarise yourself with the operating procedures of your new boat and walk you through the steps required to run the vessel and ensure you are confident to skipper the boat on your own. We can even create a tailored vessel operations manual written specifically for your boat.

Hire your own experienced skipper

Enjoy a day out on your boat as a passenger! Allow Rod Twitchin Marine to be your captain for the day so you can sit back and entertain or simply relax.

If you need to move your boat for maintenance (to and from the shipyard for periodic maintenance, save yourself time and hassle by getting us to do it for you.

Let us move your boat for you. If your boat needs to be moved to and from any point, we’re available to assist you.

For skippering tuition and skippering services, Contact Rod Twitchin Marine Monday to Friday between 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM or by appointment.

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