Better Sailing

Stage 3 – Better Sailing

Better Sailing for juniors introduces kids to the Sabot and Optimist dinghy. Kids will sail either 1 Up (by themselves) or 2 Up (with someone) in a club dinghy learning how to make the boat go faster and playing more games all while still under the guidance and support of the Instructor and Assistant Instructors. BSS have 4 club Sabot and 6 Optimist dinghies available for the Better Sailing - Junior coaching sessions

Better Sailing for teens introduces teenagers to the Laser dinghy while they also refine their skills in the Quest trainer. BSS has 3 Laser and 4 Quest dinghies available for the Better Sailing - Teens coaching sessions.


When  Better Sailing sessions are held on Saturday mornings during the sailing season from Sept to April.
Times  10.30am to 12.30pm Saturday
Prerequisites  Completion of the Start Sailing Course or if the sailor has previous sailing experience this will be assessed by the Club Coach
What to Bring

Clothes & Shoes - wear ones you don't mind getting wet

A towel and a change of clothes and shoes.
Drink Bottle, Hat & Sunscreen

What’s included

A 2 hour coaching session in one of our club dinghies

Use of a club buoyancy vest (PFD)

Parent Involvement  As a parent or guardian of a Junior Sailor we encourage you to become involved. Being involved in the rigging and de-rigging of boats, helping in support boats and learning some basic sailing concepts is a great way to support your Junior sailor.

Better Sailing for Juniors and Teens is all includes a Junior Membership - see our Fee Schedule

An Associate Membership for one Parent/Guardian is included in this membership package as well



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