Welcome, Aboard! Get you Skippers Ticket & more at the leading Perth boat school, WA.
Hi and welcome aboard. My Name is Michael Watson and I will be your personal trainer for your recreational Skippers Ticket. At a tender age of 15, I started my sea career as a deep sea trawlerman working mainly in Iceland, Greenland, and the north cape of Norway. The typical weather patterns in winter are 10 /15 metre seas and minus 45 temp. [Yes, Just like deadliest catch] This unique training along with 12 years of skipper work , mainly dive Charter vessels & river cruises here in sunny Perth , gave me great experience in Shipboard safety and all manner of vessels including large trawlers, cray boats, hovercraft, charter boats and all types of recreational vessels. You will get many tips on all aspects, including safety that could help in keeping your friends, family and children safe, enjoying the beautiful waterways that Perth has to offer .
– Use of our purpose built training vessel at no extra cost.
How it works:
Firstly, choose your desired location. We recommend our NEW air conditioned lecture rooms, fitted out with buoyage markers and visual aids to make the theory easy to understand, and give us a one of the highest 1st time pass rates in the industry. We are situated right on the beautiful Swan River at the Maylands Marina , 38 Hardey Road Maylands. Parking , toilets, tea, coffee, iced water are provided free of charge. Benefits also include no wash from big boats and ferries, sheltered calm waters, private boarding pontoons. 10% discount at the Maylands marina boat shop. Master 5 trainer. No other trainer can offer you all these facilities.
Next, book your Course date and time either online or call 0418923004 ,
study the workbook in the comfort of your own home. Write down anything you need help with and I will go over the theory & answer any of your questions before we start the course. The theory consists of 40 multiple choice questions all from the the Skippers Ticket workbook. (download, blue section above)
Lecture room time is about 1.5 hours and about 2.5 hrs practical including coffee breaks.
We then go to the boat and go over pre start checks & Safety briefing. Your instructor will demonstrate the driving skills before the assessment. Our courses have been designed with instructor demonstrations and practice to easily help you get through the Assessment tasks with ease. A FREE practical assessment DVD & practice questions are emailed to you once a booking is made.
Try a Boat driving lesson before your course only $99.
We will not ask you to sit in car parks, on park benches in full sun or rain/wind. Enjoy a coffee or cool drink in Air Conditioned , relaxed comfortable rooms on the water’s edge. Quality courses run by a professional Skipper. Fully Insured, Fully Authorized by Yachting Australia. Official DOT Assessor number 308.
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