Tackers 2 - Autumn Program
Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2024 9.00am-1.00pm
Gippsland Lakes YC, Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club, The Esplanade, Paynesville, Vic
Australian Sailing - 4. Tackers 2 - Tricks & Techniques

Course information

This course is sold out.

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.