(08) 9246 2833

Hillarys-Yacht-Club Start-Sailing-Training-CourseThe Yachting Australia Start Sailing Program is designed to progressively teach you how to sail dinghies, starting with the essential skills in the first course, 'Start Sailing 1' to more advanced skills and techniques are gradually introduced in each of the five courses, leading to Better Racing. The Yachting Australia Training Schemes are delivered by trained and registered instructors and hold a working with children check.

Course content includes: Rope Work, Rigging; Sailing Techniques & Manoeuvres; Rescue & Capsize Recovery; Launching & Recovery; Meteorology, Winds, Tides & Currents; Sailing everyday subject to weather.

Things to bring are: Bathers, T-shirt, Boardies, Jumper, Hat, Sunscreen, Water Bottle, Morning Tea, Change of Clothes, Towel, Runners, Wetsuit (if you prefer).

Ages 12 - 18
Cost $150

Next Course

For 12-18 year olds ($150):

Mon 16 - Friday 20 (5 days) 8.30am - 12.30pm
Mon 23 - Fri 27 (excl Wed 25) (4 days) 8.30am - 1.30pm
Mon 1 - Fri 5 8.30am - 12.30pm
Mon 17 - Friday 21 8.30am - 12.30pm


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Should you wish to pay via credit card or EFTPOS please contact the Club by phone 9246 2833. Should you wish to pay via Direct Deposit please contact your bank using the following bank details: BSB: 306 105 Account: 4878380 Narration: 3/4 Letter course code + Date + first Initial + surname Eg SS11509JBLOGG

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I acknowledge that there are risks involved with any aquatic environment and accordingly release Hillarys Yacht Club and any of their employees, volunteers or agent from any liability, including personal injury, death, financial loss or damage of personal belongings. Bookings cancelled on the day will not be refunded and any cancellations made on the day of scheduled lesson by staff will be re-scheduled for a later date. I understand that I/my child/ward may be photographed and/or videoed by the Hillarys Yacht Club, Australian Sailing, parents/spectators whilst participating in the training course or club organised events and I hereby authorise these photographs and/or videos to be used in publications approved by the Hillarys Yacht Club and Australian Sailing. If the student is under 18 years of age, I as the parent/guardian authorise my child to take part in a training course with Hillarys Yacht Club. This course is dependent on weather and participation. It will be to the discretion of HYC to postpone this course if deemed unsafe or minimal attendance. I agree to be bound by the Racing Rules of the ISAF and by all other rules that govern the event and I acknowledge that Rule 4 Decision to Race, places the sole responsibility for deciding whether or not to start or to continue racing on the boat.If the sailor is under 18 years of age, I as the parent/guardian authorise my child to take part in sailing/racing with Hillarys Yacht Club and agree to all of the above. I acknowledge that my personal registration information is collected for the following purposes: Race reporting, safety and emergency procedures, Insurance cover and registration fees. This may be disclosed to Club Officers/employees/representatives and Australian Sailing for the above reasons.

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Breakfast: Sunday 8am - 11am
Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday 12noon - 3pm
Dinner: Monday 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday - Saturday: 6pm - 9pm

Friday: 6pm - 9pm
Sunday: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Monday: 4pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 11:30am - 10pm
Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 11pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 8pm

Wednesday: 12pm - 6pm
Thursday: 12-6pm
Friday : 12noon - 9pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12noon - 6pm

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7:30am - 4:30pm

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