Start Sailing

Stage 2 – Start Sailing Start Sailing group is for kids who want to continue the thrill of sailing after their Try Sailing experience. You will now join the club as a Junior Member. This membership is inclusive of all Saturday training sessions during the sailing season as you progress through our Junior Sailing Program on your way to becoming a confident sailor.

The Start Sailing stage of our program is delivered in small groups by an Australian Sailing qualified Instructor and Assistant Instructors. The curriculum delivers the “Start Sailing 1” and “Start Sailing 2” components of Australian Sailings “Discover Sailing” program. Kids will learn the fundamentals of sailing in our Quest dinghies.

Watch the clubs instructional video on our Quest training dinghy - HERE



When  Start Sailing sessions are held on Saturdays during the sailing season from Sept to April. (As a guide, between 8 to 12 sessions would be required to achieve the certificate)
Times  8.00am to 10.00am Saturday
Prerequisites  Completion of the Try Sailing program or if the sailor has previous sailing experience this will be assessed by the Club Coach
What to Bring

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

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

What’s included

A 2 hour coaching session in a Quest training dinghy with an accredited instructor each Saturday morning until completion of the certificate requirements

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.

Start Sailing is all inclusive with a Junior Membership - see our Fee Schedule

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



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