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Ha Haar! Scroll down to find:

  • Sea School forms and documentation
  • Research and training links/resources for your Sea School Certificate study
  • Some related video links for your viewing pleasure
  • Links to similar sail training and adventure therapy organisations in our region and around the world
  • Suggestion box – please add ideas or email us attachments for inclusion on this page – the aim is to become a useful resource for all sailing educators 🙂


Sea School administration and documentation:

Sea School Certificate – research and training information:

Crew (level 1)

  • Expedition handbook (under development)
  • Queensland Boating Guide 2017
  • The Sea School Certificate – Crew (level 1) can be completed with adequate preparation, and at least four days of applying your skills in an expedition setting

Mate (level 2)

  • Attainment of a Sea School Certificate – Mate (level 2)  involves training and assessment throughout at least two expeditions (which can also count for your Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions, service, physical recreation or skills components)
  • Aligned to nationally accredited units of competence under the Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • A Mate can train and assess the level 1 Sea School Certificate in partnership with a Skipper
  • Sea School Certificate Training Level 2 are notes that a skipper will help you to complete in preparation for your training and qualifying expeditions.
  • Example of a Qualifying Expedition Report

Skipper (level 3)

Master (level 4)

  • Commercial Skipper and/or Sailing/Sea Instructor qualifications with additional Training and Assessment qualifications are required to assess our level 3 candidates.

Moreton Bay Venue information

Marine weather interpretation and forecast information

Navigation planning and ColRegs research







Marine Rescue

Minimal Impact and Ocean Protection


Adventure education/wilderness therapy information:


Risk and Risk Management

Group Leadership and Facilitation


Adventure Based Learning articles

Social and emotional skills, resilience

 Motivational Interviewing/Conversations

Psychology and Adventure Therapy  articles and resources

Rites of Passage

Debriefing and reflective practice

Narrative practice


Historical perspective – Kurt Hahn

More helpful frameworks and models:

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Links to related media – movies, books and documentaries.

Adventure under sail:

Hold Fast, Red Dot on the Ocean, White Squall, Maidentrip, Sea Gypsies, Between HomeAll is Lost, The Iceberg, The Dove, 180deg South,


Morning Light, Turning TideThe Race before the Race, Children of the WindWind, Racing Around the World Alone,

Historical references:

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, The Last Cape Horners, Hornblower, LongitutudeIn the Heart of the SeaMutiny, Kon Tiki, Joshua SlocumDeep Water, The Endurance, Little Ships of England, HMB Endeavour,

Sail Training:

China STA, SALTS, SALTS and KOLEO, SEA,  South Passage, Wyld Swan

Boat Building:

From Timber to Tide, My Gulf, Sails, Sweat and Sea, Shetland Isles, Ben and Alva,

General interest:

Once in a Blue Moon, Beyond the West Horizon, Ocean Pearl, Rasmus,

Books that are available in our library:

(under development – please send us your donations and suggestions!) Approx 90 books are about to be catalogued, and available to borrow for Sea School crew. Watch this space… A Voyage for Madmen, Castway, Adrift, The Fatal Shore, Ice Bird, Journey to the Polar Sea, First Lady…


Links to other sail training organisations:

Sail Training – Research and Evaluation

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 South Passage – Brisbane

View the  South Passage video  (featuring Edmund Rice Education and Blue Peter) and this one too

Pamphlett Sea Scouts – Brisbane                   SAILS bayside – Brisbane
 Windeward Bound – Hobart
Tribal Warrior – Redfern
One and All – Adelaide
Leeuwin – Perth
Sea Trek – Perth                                                       Pelican – Bermagui
Young Endeavour – Sydney
Young Endeavour report                          Spirit of Adventure – NZ
Trinity Sailing Foundation – UK            Ocean Youth Trust UK              Classic Sailing – UK Handbook
Sail Training International                          STI research                                 Tall Ships America
NOLS Sailing Courses – Mexico        Sailaday – England               Gordonstoun – Scotland
Dovetail – Brisbane
 Please send your suggestions for further links and learning resources:



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