Whitsunday Bareboat Briefing Operations

All bareboat briefers and radio operators working for a bareboat charter organisation in the Whitsundays are required under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Regulations 1983 to complete an approved Bareboat Briefers course.

2017 COURSE DATES

7 & 8 March Cancelled

11 & 12 May

13 & 14 July

5 & 6 October 

 

2 days (9am – 4pm)

Classroom theory and practical

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum age 18 years

COURSE FEE

$250.00

QUALIFICATION

Statement of Attainment – BSBCMM201 Communicate in the Workplace

Program name – Bareboat Briefer Training

COURSE CONTENT

  • Local Knowledge
  • Marine Park Management and Responsible Reef Practices
  • Marine Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Communication
  • Bareboat Briefing Operations

OTHER COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION

  • Long Range Marine Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency
  • Provide first aid
  • Coxswain Grade 1 Certificate of Competency or higher
  • Australian Yachting Federation Certificate (now Australian Sailing) (TL 4 or equivalent Statutory Declaration Forms 4a and 4b)
  • Completed form: ‘On the job briefing presentation assessment evidence’, signed by supervisor

Bareboat Briefers are required to provide GBRMPA with copies of the above documents when applying to be a registered bareboat briefer in the Whitsunday Marine Park.

OUTCOMES

The holder of the above certificate can act as:

  • Sail briefer
  • Sail guide
  • Master of a ‘Service Boat’ registered to a specific bareboat company or
  • Master of a bareboat delivery for commercial ships less than 15 metres in length within a prescribed bareboat operational area
  • Radio Operator for a bareboat charter organisation (require Long Range Marine Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency & Bareboat Briefers course only)

WHAT TO BRING

  • Photo ID
  • Pen and notepad
  • Sun-smart clothing
  • Long sleeve /  long pants
  • Closed shoes / boat shoes

For more information or to book your place, phone (07) 4946 6710 or email training@whitsundaysailingclub.com

USEFUL LINKS

GBRMPA

Australian Sailing

100 Magic Miles

Please refer to the useful links page on this website.

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