'Learn to Sail'
4 x 3 hour sessions Saturday mornings 9:00am – 12:00pm
Your sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamentals of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a supervised and supported environment.
Intended for beginners of any age, children (7-8 yo ) and adults are welcome. Starting with a bit of theory, safety instruction, rigging, boat launch and retrieval, with plenty on practice on the water.
Boats and safety gear supplied
Bring suitable clothing and footwear.
Over four weeks the introductory training program covers;
• Preparing and planning to go sailing
• Rigging a boat
• Working with ropes and knots
• Sailing techniques and basic skills
• Rescue and safety procedures
• Launching and recovery of boats
• Sailing theory
• Wind and waves
While it is not essential to start with our 'Learn to Sail' program, it may be harder to master the more advanced skills if you are not familiar with the basics.