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.

2021 Course Dates

12        January

09        April

18        June

26        August

17        November

1 day (9am – 4pm) – Classroom theory and practical

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Minimum age 18 years

COURSE FEE
$195.00

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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