About Australian Boating College Sydney

Boat Licence Training Company

Australian Boating College Sydney

We're a local Aussie business run and owned by Adam Smith, who has been part of the ABC family since 2007.

If you're looking for NSW Boat or PWC/Jetski Licences, ABC Sydney can get them done for you in a quick and professional manner.

Here are some key facts about ABC Sydney:

  • Successfully delivered training courses for over 40,000 students since 2004
    That's 2,500 students a year!
  • Boast an incredibly high student pass rate on the day of the course
    No additional fees for further attempts!
  • Expert trainers share over 100 years of boating experience
    Each are passionate about passing on their skills!
  • Exceptional service and flexibility to get the best result for every student
    We work together to help you out!
  • Registered Training Organisation (RTO), we deliver nationally recognised training and qualifications
    We're endorsed by the Australian Government!
  • Transport For NSW-Maritime Approved Training Provider (ATP) for all Boat & PWC Licence Training
    TfNSW-Maritime trusts us to do your practical boating experience!
  • Three modern vessels, checked and inspected quarterly and outfitted with full safety equipment
    There are too many students for just one!

At the Australian Boating College in Sydney, we are serious about our service!

Whether you're a first-time boater with no boating skill, or you have concerns about being back in a classroom years after graduation, ABC Sydney will always provide a top-notch experience, tailored for every individual. We've delivered training for amputees, people with learning disabilities, young children, and some very brave eighty-year-olds.

Quality is at the forefront of all our training, and we absolutely want your Licence course to be so good, that you make it our next five-star review! If you have any questions, get in touch on 1800 453 886 or in text via the contact form.

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We're a small crew aboard the ABC Sydney ship, and have a handful of the highest quality trainers to help you get your Boat or Jet Ski Licence with the minimum of fuss.

Feel free to ask us questions during your training - if it's boat related, we probably know about it!

Adam Smith - Owner/Operator of Australian Boating College Sydney

Adam Smith
Owner Operator

  • • Over 35 years of boating experience
  • • Participated in Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
  • • Competitively raced Superyachts in Europe
  • • Captain of the ABC Sydney crew
John - Senior Instructor at Australian Boating College Sydney

John Naughton
Senior Instructor

  • • Over 36 years of boating experience
  • • Lifelong fisher with 120kg Marlin catch
  • • Enjoys teaching students boating safety
  • • Also teaches commercial boating at TAFE
Steve - Senior Instructor at Australian Boating College Sydney

Steve Ellis
Senior Instructor

  • • Over 27 years of boating experience
  • • Enjoys open water diving and marine life
  • • Delivers tutoring on many vessel types
  • • Australia-wide boating travels
Phil - Instructor at Australian Boating College Sydney

Phil Dunn

  • • Over 45 years of boating experience
  • • Previously trained lifeguards on inshore rescue
  • • Loves sharing water safety tips with boating and PWC students
  • • Also enjoys boating for recreation
Justin - Digital Strategist at Australian Boating College Sydney

Justin Robinson
Digital Strategist

  • • Video and photo editing, graphic design
  • • Content creation for the ABC Sydney site
  • • Digital marketing, analysis and strategy
  • • Also answers the phone!

Australian Boating College Sydney Pty.Ltd. ABN: 51 121 862 048 is an authorised Nominated Representative of ABC Licence Training Pty.Ltd. ABN: 43 080 057 923 and RTO Number: 3399 and is approved by NSW Maritime to provide practical boat training and/or knowledge testing for the NSW general boat driving licence and PWC driving licence.

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