Tackers 2 - Easter
Monday 8th April 2024, 9.30am-1pm Tuesday 9th April 2024, 9.30am-1pm Wednesday 10th April 2024, 9.30am-1pm Thursday 11th April 2024, 9.30am-1pm Friday 12th April 2024, 9.30am-1pm
Australian Sailing - 4. Tackers 2 - Tricks & Techniques

Course information

This course is sold out.

Tackers Sailing Pathway

Tackers 2 is about learning tricks and techniques to help them to sail the boat, and if kids are feeling confident, they can sail boats on their own, with lots of support, supervision and encouragement from our Australian Sailing qualified Instructors and Assistant Instructors.

The Tackers Sailing Pathway program has 3 levels, each allowing participants to achieve new skills and progress.

Once Tackers 2 has been completed, Tackers 3 is next up! Check back for more information on our next Tackers 3 course.

Course Overview
This course aims to build on the fun participants had in Tackers 1, to progress their sailing skills. 

Course Prerequisites

  • Water confident
  • 7-12 years-old
  • Skills, knowledge and experience gained in Tackers 1.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who have completed Tackers 1.

Course Outcome

By the end of the Tackers 2 course, the participants will be able to:

  • Get out of irons on their own
  • Safely gybe the boat
  • Correctly use the tiller extension
  • Sailing around a triangle course, including:
    • Upwind - on a close hauled course tacking through the 'no go zone'
    • Downwind - with centreboard up
    • Reaching - correct sail position
  • Demonstrate a 360 and 720-degree turn

You will gain your Tackers 2 completion certificate.