There are a few different options for getting your boat licence in SA. Some are just theory, whereas there is also the option to get more practical. In comparison, it is much more straightforward toRead more
A boat licence can open up amazing opportunities to get out on the water and start exploring from a different view.
It can be daunting though, especially for someone who has little to no experience.
We’ll cover how to get your boat licence in each state and consider the best option for you. Whether it just be a theory course, or a short or long practical course, you should be comfortable with learning new skills and confident to take them out on the water.
With many different operators and companies offering licensing, there is sure to be the right option for you available.
Applying through Service SA is probably the most straightforward and quickest way of getting your boat licence in South Australia. If you’re not sure of the best way to get your licence, read this summary post firstRead more
The Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia have a unique South Australian Powerboat licence course which offers a practical test to pass, instead of the usual theory. This may suit a lot of people who preferRead more
Each year, Adelaide has 2 major boat show events where you can attend a boat licence training session, then sit the test to gain your licence. They are: The SA Boating & Fishing Show – heldRead more
Throughout the year, regional communities and shows host their own Regional Boat Licence Sessions across South Australia. Often advertised on Gumtree, Facebook or local paper, it’s great to see regional areas coming together. With theRead more
The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard plays a vital role for safety at sea and provides rescues from sinking vessels, vessels that have gone aground, towing for vessels with flat batteries and mechanical issues, to moreRead more
The SA Sea Rescue Squadron, based at the Adelaide Shores boat ramp, West Beach, is part of the Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Group which was set up over 50 years ago. The Squadron is committedRead more