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Keelboat Courses

The National Keelboat Program is an exciting development.  It provides a fun and accessible entry into sailing and gives participants further opportunity to improve and develop sailing skills and techniques.

The courses will equip you with the essentials required to safely sail a small boat.  As your skills progress, you will also develop an understanding of each person’s role and how teamwork plays a major part of being an effective crew.

Start Sailing

An introduction to the basics of sailing on a small boat, including boat handling, safety and sailing theory. Start Sailing covers the Australian Sailing courses Start Crewing and Start Helming.

Better Sailing

This Course is designed to improve your sailing skills by building on your practical and theory knowledge. Better Sailing covers the Australian Sailing course Start Skippering

Symmetric spinnakers

Our Symmetric Spinnaker course is designed to introduce you to the use and trimming of Symmetric Spinnakers on Keelboats.

Start Racing

This course teaches the basic racing rules and manoeuvres and gain an understanding of what is expected of a racing crew on a small boat. It will also give participants an understanding in using asymmetrical spinnakers.


Discover Racing Experience

Conducted on Thursday twilights during daylight savings, Discover Racing Experiences are a one off racing experience that is sure to wet your appetite.