keelboat learn to sail
This course is the perfect way to start your sailing journey whilst having fun and gaining a qualification.
Whether you are a complete beginner or have some basic knowledge and would like to progress your skills, this course provides a fun and accessible entry into sailing and will give you further opportunity to improve, develop and advance your sailing skills and techniques.
Learning alongside three or four other students, our Australian Sailing qualified instructors deliver a safe and quality learning experience on the spectacular Indian Ocean and upon completion you will hold an internationally recognised qualification from Australian Sailing.
START CREWING & HELMING COURSE
This course develops both your theory and practical skills to confidently crew on a yacht and take control on the helm.
- Prepare sails and rigging, correct use of halyards, sheets and deck hardware.
- Skills and techniques; helm and trim sails; tack and gybe, heave-to; effect of heel and trim; anchoring.
- Recover a man overboard under sail.
- Correct operation of safety equipment.
- Weather and the environment.
Course Cost: $330 Members | $360 Non-Members
2nd Nov Saturday, 1300 - 1730
16th Nov Saturday, 0830 - 1300
17th Nov Sunday, 1300 - 1730
23rd Nov Saturday, 1300 - 1730
7th Dec Saturday, 1300 - 1700
14th Dec Saturday, 1300 - 1700
15th Dec Sunday, 1300 - 1700
21st Dec Saturday, 1300 - 1700
11th Jan Saturday, 1300 - 1700
12th Jan Sunday, 0830 - 1230
18th Jan Saturday, 1300 - 1700
19th Jan Sunday, 1300 - 1700
2nd Feb Sunday, 1300 - 1700
15th Feb Saturday, 0830 - 1230
16th Feb Sunday, 1300 - 1700
22nd Feb Saturday, 1300 - 1700
This course introduces you to the fun and challenge of using symmetrical spinnakers. You'll learn how to rig, hoist, fly, gybe, drop and pack a symmetrical and asymmetrical spinnaker. Attendees are expected to have completed the Start Helming Course or have previous sailing experience.
$330 Members $360 Non-Members
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