Start Helming with SailBYC


Sat 20 Apr 2024 09:30 — Sun 21 Apr 2024 15:30
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Australian Sailing - 3. Start Helming

Course information

Registrations for this course are closed.


This course is the logical next step for someone who has completed the Start Crewing Course as well as those who have been sailing for a while.

The focus is to learn how to helm (steer) a boat around the river. We'll teach you how to tack and gybe, as well as what to do when shortening sail (reefing) and how to make it easier for your crew.

You'll also learn how to anchor and a few tricks on how to helm in heavy weather.

This is a more advanced course to help you to hone your sailing skills and get the boat up and moving!

Our instructors are the most experienced in Hobart, and our boat is perfect for taking your sailing to the next level.

Course Cost $400.00 includes handbook, log book and 6 months membership. 10% discount for BYC members.

Course Overview
This course develops both your theory and practical skills to confidently take control on the helm.

Course Prerequisites

Water confident and the skills, knowledge and experience you gained from Start Crewing.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who want to learn how to helm a keelboat, and continue their skill development as crew.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Start Helming completion certificate.