Master Boat Licence

Meet The Team


What We're All About

Master Boat Licence offers boat and personal water craft (PWC) training in Sydney. We pride ourselves on offering an easy to understand, yet comprehensive training method in a friendly and supportive environment. We operate from our own dedicated facility in Drummoyne. If you need a boat licence to drive your dream, we can help with the knowledge and practical skills to make that dream become a reality. Our trainers have enormous amounts of experience with a focus on safety and understanding the regulations.


Learn With Greg Urand

Trainer Greg Urand is the former Unit Commander for Marine Rescue Port Jackson, operating rescue vessels on Sydney Harbour. Greg is an approved boat licence provider with Transport for NSW, and has a Working with Children Certificate. Greg holds a commercial Coxswain Grade 1 Certificate of Competency, as well as Master < 24, and MED 2 & 3. He is an accredited Invigilator for Marine Radio Training Courses and an accredited first aid trainer. Greg is an instructor at Sydney Maritime Institute and teaches a variety of courses. Greg has participated in many joint operations with Maritime and Water Police. He is a regular skipper on commercial charter vessels.

Greg Urand

Learn With Tony Gordon

Trainer Tony Gordon is the former Unit Commander at Marine Rescue NSW – Cottage Point. Tony holds a Working with Children Certificate. Tony is a veteran of many Maritime search and rescue operations and general assistance to the commercial and recreational operators on our waterways north of and including Sydney Harbour. He works with the NSW Water Police, Maritime NSW and NSW Ambulance services on a regular basis; and also provides a waterborne training platform for TOLL Helicopter Services who provide an Aero Medical service and training facility under contract for the NSW Ambulance service. Tony holds a Master <45, MED 2 & 3. Tony teaches at Sydney Maritime Institute.Tony has ocean racing experience spanning many years and vessel delivery experience around the Australian coast. He is a regular skipper on commercial charter vessels.

Tony Gordon

Learn With Adam Evans

Trainer Adam Evans is a commercial vessel skipper. Adam has worked both within Australia, as well as world-wide, driving vessels from small cruise boats to offshore supply vessels, to large oil tankers. Adam spent five years as the senior trainer at Maritime and Safety Training NSW, training commercial skippers such as Ferry skippers, Police, and Border Force. These days you will often see him driving the Sydney Showboat and other large vessels on Sydney Harbour.

Adam Evans
Our Vision

Who We Are

"It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows."

Master Boat Licence is comprised of a group of expert trainers ranging from Master Mariners to Masters of Marine Rescue vessels. 

With years of experience under our belts, all instructors hold professional commercial qualifications, as well as other qualifications 

required for the job.

Quality training is our specialty. We pride ourselves on our ability to train right the first time. We have seen first hand what happens to boaters in trouble.

Learn From Industry Leaders

All of the instructors bring such an incredible amount of experience to the table. From Master Mariners to Senior Marine Rescue Masters, you just know you are in good hands

Learn in a comfortable small group environment

Our classes are restricted to a maximum of 5 people each group. All from similar backgrounds

Completed in one day

Once the course has been successfully completed, take your application form to Service NSW and swap it for a licence. Additional fees apply