The 2017 Cruising Courses for Cruising Couples are completed however we intend to run the series again in early 2018.

If you are interested in attending the next series of courses please submit an obligation free expression of interest by completing the form below.

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The Down Under Rally "Courses for Cruisers" have been designed to be of specific interest and value to those who are planning on sailing & cruising offshore for extended periods.


This is your opportunity to spend time learning from those who know what you need to know!


First Aid Course for Cruisers

$140.00 per person (Inc. GST) (max 12 attendees)

Date; Sunday 5th Feb & Sunday 26th February

Time; 9.00am - 2.00pm

Location; The Boat Works

Includes; Tea / coffee & lunch 

Lunch consists of mixed sandwiches, wraps & French stick rolls with Texas smoked meats . Mini mixed muffins (chocolate, blueberry & orange & poppy seed) & a selection of soft drink cans on ice.

Join us for afterwards at the Galley Restaurant & Bar on site at the Boat Works for happy hour from 2pm to 4pm

$5 Drinks. Yenda Hell golden Ale & Miller Chill beers. Or Tio Tio Sav Blanc for the ladies.

The fabulous miss Elly Hart playing will be playing live throughout the afternoon

Click here to download full details of course content.

To purchase TICKETS just scroll down and CLICK ON TICKETS - NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR - Tickets must be purchased online. Limited numbers.

 

SSB/ HF & VHF Radio Communications Course

$165.00 per person (Inc. GST) (max 12 attendees)

Date; Sunday 12th Feb

Time; 9.00am - 2.30pm

Location; The Boat Works

Includes; Tea / coffee & lunch.

Lunch consists of Mixed Sandwiches, Wraps & French stick Rolls with Texas smoked meats . Mini Mixed Muffins (chocolate, Blueberry & orange & poppyseed) & a selection of Softdrink cans on ice.

Join us for afterwards at the Galley Resturant & Bar on site at the Boat Works for happy hour from 2pm to 4pm

$5 Drinks. Yenda Hell golden Ale & Miller Chill beers. Or Tio Tio Sav Blanc for the ladies.

The fabulous miss Elly Hart playing will be playing live throughout the afternoon

Click here to download full details of course content. 

 

To purchase TICKETS just scroll down and CLICK ON TICKETS - NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR - Tickets must be purchased on line . Limited numbers.

 

Offshore Cruising Prep Seminar- 2 daY COURSE

$750.00 for 2 persons (Inc. GST)

Date; Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th February

Times; 8.00am - 5.00pm Saturday & 9.00am – 5.00pm Sunday

Location; The Boat Works

Click here to download full details of course content.

To purchase TICKETS just scroll down and CLICK ON TICKETS - NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR - Tickets must be purchased on line . Limited numbers.


Boatworks offers

for those attending any of the courses

Marina Discount.
Come by boat and stay at the Boat Works Marina for just $55.00 per night when attending any of the courses.

 

  • Valid for the month of Feb 1/2/17 – 28/2/17
  • Rates capped at $55 regardless of vessel size / type (i.e. no over width charge)
  • Maximum of 2 nights only, over and above reverts back to the standard rate

 
Special offers for Offshore Cruising Prep Seminar attendees only: 

  • $50.00 Credit Voucher for Galley Restaurant & Bar. Those who attend this seminar will receive a $50.00 Credit voucher for the Galley Restaurant & Bar when they register & pay for the 2017 Go East Rally.
  • Free 12 month ICA full membership (valued at $65.00 NZD)
  • 20% discount on any 2017 ICA rally fee *conditions apply contact ICA for details
  • 20 % discount on any 2018 ICA rally fee *conditions apply contact ICA for details
  • 20 % discount on any ICA Cruising Guides for Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Indonesia, that are purchased during the seminar. (Guides must be purchased at the seminar to qualify for this offer)
  • Special discounts and promotions by the Galley Restaurant & Bar ;


Breakfast– Smoked Bacon & Free Range Eggs & a Merlo Coffee $10 or Muffin/Raisin Toast & a Merlo Coffee $5
Lunch- Choice of one of our fantastic Gourmet Burgers or salads with a can of soft drink for $15. 
Dinner– Complimentary bottle of Toi Toi Marlborough Sav Blanc with any 2 guests dining (value $30)