Earning And Learning


Want to get a start in the Marine Tourism Industry?

Thinking of a career in yachting?

Our three week Earning and Learning program is the perfect place to start.

The program starts with an intensive 21 day Commercial Crew course on board our 60ft yacht.

During this time participants live-aboard while undergoing intensive sail -training preparing them to work as deckhands on board a charter yacht.

The course includes theory and practical elements all undertaken while sailing around the beautiful Whitsundays under the watchful eye of our Sailing Masters.

Included in the package during this time are:

  • Meals
  • Course Notes
  • Tuition
  • Snorkeling Instruction and Equipment
  • Marine and National Park Fees

Certificates Include:                                   

  • IYT International Crew Certificate
  • VHF-SRC Marine Communications License
  • IYT Commercial Tender License
  • Senior First Aid Certificate

The 3 weeks include 20 Nights onboard our sailing tours. It’s hard work but incredibly enjoyable with a great rapport between fellow crew and guests. And it does mean you will have the best office in the world!!

At end of the Program an interview will be arranged to evaluate performance with a view to employment. Employment is based on positions being available and successful performance.

For international guests, who wish to apply to work at the end of the program it is necessary to obtain a Working Holiday Visa before leaving home. To work in Australia, a valid Australian Tax File Number is also necessary.

New courses start every Monday.

Price: $3499

Check out our Testimonials page to hear from some former guests of this program who have gone on to great careers in the industry.