Licence to Boat is a specialist and people friendly operation. We offer first class courses and aim to be the best recreational boat licencing provider in QLD, maybe even the whole world! You will leave our courses feeling confident that you have been provided with all the skills and knowledge you need, to safely enjoy all that our fantastic waterways and oceans have to offer!

Licence to Boat is a fully accredited Maritime Safety Queensland and TMR Boatsafe approved training provider, all of our skippers are commercially licenced and fully qualified to provide you with a comprehensive, safe and enjoyable experience.

Mike Stevens - Licence to Boat Skipper - Sunshine Coast boat licence and jetski licence in Maroochydore

Mike

Skipper

Mike has been on or around boats all his life either for work or for pleasure. The last 8 years working in marine tourism in the Whitsundays and the Sunshine Coast. Mike has professional experience on fast craft, single and twin outboard, sailing and PWC’s.

Mike’s qualifications
  • QLD Unrestricted Coxswains
  • Marine radio operator’s licence
  • SSI Open Water Dive Instructor
  • Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid
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Ben

Skipper

Ben has been working professionally around boats since 2004 providing him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the marine industry. Ben has a wide range of vessel handling experience from small RIBs to sailing vessels and passenger ferries. He has skippered luxury sailing yachts in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Whitsunday islands, and for the last 5 years has been working in the almost equally exotic location of the Brisbane River as a CityCat Master.

“I look forward to seeing you on one of our courses soon, and helping you gain your licence”

Ben’s qualifications
  • Master Class 4 (Master <35m)
  • Master Class 5 (Master <24m)
  • Marine Engine Driver 3
  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore
  • Marine radio operator’s licence
  • Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid