Powerboat Training

Checking out the boat
Checking out the boat






A Great Way to Get your Victorian Powerboat Licence and Develop your Powerboat Handling Skills at the Same Time.


Royals Training Centre runs all three courses in the Yachting Australia Discover Powerboating Program as well as the 4 hr Transport Safety Victoria Accredited  Theory only Powerboat Licencing Course.  Yachting Australia courses are recognized accross Australia and can be used to obtain a Recreational powerboat Licence in most states including Victoria.


4Hr Theory Only Course


You attend one of our 4 hour courses and pass the TSV test. Apon Successful completion of the course, you will receive a TSV Certificate to take to VicRoads,  pay the annual licence fee, have your photograph taken and then you are a licenced boat operator.  PWC endorsment is available at no extra cost

The cost $100 for Club members, $120 for Non Members, payable at the start of the course by cash or card or club account.

Upcoming Dates:

Course are run most Thursday Nights (6-10pm) and Saturday mornings (9am -1pm).  Please contact Ian Fox for upcoming dates


Thursday Nights  (6pm-10pm)

June 29th

July 13th and 27th 

Aug 10th, 17th, and 31st

Sept 14th and 28th

Oct 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th


Saturday Mornings (9am-1pm)

June 24th

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Aug 5th, 12th and 19th

Sept 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th

Oct 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th


Contact Ian to enrol



3Hr Practical Powerboat Course

Passing the Marine Licence Test,  does not   teach you how to operate a power boat.
Aimed at someone that has already optained their powerboat Licence and would like to improve their boat handling skills.  Courses scheduled as required

Our “ON WATER” courses are:-

On “OUR” training boat $150pp for three hours 

On  “YOUR”  Boat  -  we come to you at a time and place to suit you.


The Recreational Powerboat Operators Course $295


The Recreational Powerboat Course is aimed at those wishing to develop the skills and knowledge to safety operate a recreational powerboat.  The course is run over 14 hours including a day on the water learning practical powerboat skills under the guidance of a qualified Powerboat Instructor.

The course is recognized by Transport Safety Victoria and those that successfully complete the course, are eligible to receive an TSV approved course certificate that they can take to VicRoads, to obtain their Powerboat Licence.

PWC endorsement testing is also available for those wishing to drive Personal Water Craft



Upcoming Recreational Powerboat Courses (click on course for more information)




Powerboat Handling Course $360

 The Powerboat Handling Course covers the syllabus in the Recreational course in more depth and adds a basic navigation component.  The course is run over 17hrs and like the Recreational course is recognized for licencing purposes by Transport Safety Victoria and testing for the Personal Water Craft endorsement is available. 

Upcoming Powerboat Handling Courses


Safety Boat Course $360


The Safety Boat course is aimed at those wanting to increase their fine boat handling skills or assist in rescue boat operations.  Topics covered include righting capsized dinghy’s, recovering people from the water, Search patterns and includes a night time navigation exercise  The Powerboat Handling Course is a perquisite for this course.

Upcoming Safety Boat Courses




One on One Tuition 

One on one tuition is availble from our qulified powerboat instructors if you would like to work on your practical powerboating skills


For more information please contact

Ian Fox


9397 1277





Powerboat Certificate Presentation