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Junior Pathway

SYCBA has developed a comprehensive Sailing Pathways to help guide sailors of all ages and abilities in the right direction and is one of only a few clubs in Australia that deliver all Australian Sailing pathway levels, from the beginnings right through to the advanced programs.

 


Courses for the children who are just starting out

Tackers 1

This program is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to dinghy sailing for primary school kids.  The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge.

 

SYC Membership: Not required

Boats Used: Ozi Opti (supplied)

 

Tackers 2

This course is designed to consolidate the experience and knowledge gained in ‘Tackers 1’. New skills and knowledge are introduced that will enable the successful participant to safely and competently sail a dinghy in controlled conditions independently.

 

SYC Membership: Not required

Boats Used: Ozi Opti (supplied)

 

Tackers 3

Upon completion of Tackers 3, sailors will be able to apply knowledge of fundamental boat handling to independently manoeuvre their boat in moderate conditions on all points of sailing.

 

SYC Membership: Not required

Boats Used: Ozi Opti (supplied)

 


COURSES FOR SANDRINGHAM YACHT CLUB MEMBERS

Tackers SQUAD

Tackers Squad is the entry level race program for young sailors who have successfully completed a Tackers 3 sailing course, and who wish to further advance their sailing to competition level.

 

SYC Membership: It is a requirement for all participants to become Junior Members of Sandringham Yacht Club prior to participating. Join here

Boats Used: Ozi Opti (supplied)

 


COURSES FOR SANDRINGHAM YACHT CLUB MEMBERS WHO HAVE THEIR OWN BOAT

Junior Development SQUAD

 

SYC Membership: It is a requirement for all participants to become Junior Members of Sandringham Yacht Club prior to participating. Join here

Boats Used: Privately owned boats or SYC leased boat

Click here for more information and course dates

SYC Junior Membership Form

Boat Storage

Dinghy Class Information