One of the main cornerstones of the seafarer lifestyle

RSYC offers members and guests a wide variety of sea sport activities that cater to both the novice and the experienced enthusiast. With courses in boating, powerboat operations and sailing for both adults and children, the club also organises regular boating, fishing and sailing trips for members.

Powered Pleasure Craft Driving License Course (PPCDL)

To experience the freedom of driving your own powerboat or jet ski, sign up for the Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) course and obtain your licence.

The Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) is required for driving a motor / engine powered or jet-propelled pleasure craft (with SZ or SZH licence prefixes) within Singapore port limits.

A minimum of two courses are offered each month. Each course is a 3-day course, comprising of theory and practical lessons.

If you are 16 years of age and above, JOIN US for this course.

Participants who wish to have additional practical lessons prior to their test may register for a 1-to-1 refresher lesson with the instructor.

PRICE: $130 for 1 hour, $250 for 2 consecutive hours.
Booking must be made minimum 1 week in advance

The PPCDL Course and refresher lessons are conducted by The Boat Shop Pte Ltd. For inquiries and refresher lesson booking, please call or Whatsapp +65 96618345 or visit


Theory Session (2 days): 9am to 5pm
Practical Session (1 Day): 8.30am onwards


RSYC Sea Sports Academy Room. Participants will be informed of any change of the training room or venue prior to commencement of course.

Course Fees

Adult - $280 (Member), $340 (Guest)
Students/NSF - $300

Notes on PPCDL Course 

* Full payment is required before course date to secure seat.

• A minimum of 10 sign-ups is required to commence the course

• The PPCDL attendance certificate will be issued to participants that have completed the course.

• There is strictly no refund for participants who do not turn up for the course after a class confirmation email is sent.

• Withdrawals must be in writing / email and submitted five days before the commencement date.

PPCDL Course Special Room Deal

Recharge & relax at our resort-style accommodation after a full day of training course!

  • SPECIAL ROOM package includes

    - 2D1N Stay in Superior Room
    - Packed Breakfast

    $100+ per night per room (Single) for 1pax with 1 packed breakfast
    $125+ per night per room (Twin sharing) for 2pax with 2 packed breakfast
  • Fees are excluding Goods & Services Tax (GST).
    Full payment is required 2 weeks before course date to secure seat.
    Rooms are subjected to availability. Check in from 3pm onwards and check out at 12pm.

Basic Sailing Courses

Entry Requirements
  • Able to swim at least 50 metres in tidal waters with the aid of a buoyancy vest
  • Minimum age of 14 years old

  • Course Duration
  • 2 Weekends (Sat & Sun)
  • Saturday: 2pm - 6pm, Sunday: 9am - 5pm
  • Weekdays
  • 9am - 5pm

    Course Dates
  • All classes fully booked till April 2021. New course dates will be released soon

  • Course Syllabus
  • Sailing Theory
  • Swimming Test
  • Basic Safety & Boat Orientation
  • Key Parts & Functions of a Sailboat
  • Basic Knots & Applications
  • Basic Right-of-Way Rules
  • Launching & Recovery
  • Man-Overboard Drill
  • Capsize Drill Demonstration
  • Rigging & De-Rigging

  • Course Fee
  • Bytes Course for Adults (Adults aged 14 years and above)
  • Price: $300 (Members) | $350 (Guests)
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