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Adult Learn to Sail

Better Sailing

This course is designed to consolidate the experience and knowledge gained in ‘Start Sailing’. Skills and knowledge are introduced that will enable the successful participant to safely and competently sail a dinghy in controlled conditions independently.

Our Dinghy Programs are priced between $220 and $385pp and we do offer a member discount. If you would like to be notified when course dates are confirmed please email [email protected]

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Sailors Competencies

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Sail a windward / leeward course
  • Perform a 360 degree turn
  • Use the tiller extension
  • Sail a ‘close hauled’ course without assistance
  • Identify gusts on the water
  • Come alongside a stationary object and stop
  • Raise the centreboard downwind
  • Understand tell tails and adjust the sails accordingly
  • Adjust body weight to trim the boat

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Name the all of the parts of the boat
  • Rig and derig a boat from scratch
  • Know where to source weather forecasts
  • Tie a ‘round turn and two half hitches’

 

Holiday Program

Better Sailing - Adult Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 13, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 16, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 17, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$330 NON MEMBER $310 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Adult Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 20, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 22, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 23, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 24, 2021
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

0 PLACES AVAILABLE

$330 NON MEMBER $310 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Adult Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Tuesday, January 04, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 05, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 06, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 07, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$280 NON MEMBER $260 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Adult Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, January 10, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 13, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 14, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$330 NON MEMBER $310 SYC MEMBER

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Better Sailing - Adult Dinghy / Holiday Program

  • Monday, January 17, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 20, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday, January 21, 2022
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$330 NON MEMBER $310 SYC MEMBER

BOOK COURSE