Auckland Sailing School

RYA Courses & Training



The ICC (International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft) is a certificate which is intended to provide evidence of competence when requested by officials in foreign countries.

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean


The Yachtmaster Ocean is experienced and competent to skipper a vessel on passages of any length in all parts of the world.

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore


The Yachtmaster Offshore is competent to skipper a vessel on any passage during which the yacht is no more than 150 miles from harbour.

RYA Yachtmaster Coastal


The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal has the knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on coastal cruises but does not necessarily have the experience needed to undertake longer passages.

RYA Yachtmaster Theory


This is an advanced course in navigation and meteorology for candidates for the Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Certificates

RYA Powerboat Courses


This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC).