Spring Tackers 2


Sat 19 Oct 2024 11:30 — Sun 03 Nov 2024 11:30
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Australian Sailing - 3. Tackers 1 - Having Fun

Course information

Registration for this course closes at Sat 19 Oct 2024 09:30.

Course fee includes WYC Junior Membership

Course Cost: $240

WYC member discount applies

Please contact WYC (discoversailing@wynyard.org) for further information regarding this course

Registration for Australian sailing number can be done via: https://www.sailing.org.au/registration 

Course Overview
This course aims to provide children aged 7-12 with a fun, safe and affordable way to get into sailing. 

Course Prerequisites

  • Water confident
  • 7-12 years-old

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to have fun and learn the basics of sailing through games on and off the water.

Course Outcome

By the end of the Tackers 1 course, the participants will be able to:

  • Steer with tiller extension under towing paddling power
  • Tie a figure 8 knot, round twice and two half hitches
  • Tack (push turn)
  • Gybe (pull turn)
  • Reach around a figure of 8 course using both tacking and gybing
  • Sail with tiller extension
  • Sail upwind and downwind by following the safety boat

You will gain your Tackers 1 completion certificate. 

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