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Tackers Intro

Tackers Intro is the first session of a Tackers 1 course and is designed to give kids and their parents a taste of the program. It is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to dinghy sailing for primary school aged kids. 

Tackers Intro sessions are usually run with or just before a Tackers 1 course and participants are encouraged to continue on with the Tackers 1 course.

Kids sail in pairs in small boats called Ozi Opti’s. They learn the basics of boat handling, and maneuvering, practice safety drills and how to recover from a capsize. All exercises are incorporated into games so the kids are unaware they are in a lesson, they are just having fun. It’s a great way to meet new friends while mucking about on the water.

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Sailors Competencies for tackers 1

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Leave and return back to the beach
  • Be towed around behind a rescue boat
  • Avoid other boats
  • Recognise the ‘no go zone’
  • Reach around a figure of 8 course
  • Right a capsized boat
  • Recover my crew in a ‘man over board’ situation
  • Stop my boat and get it going again
  • Swim 25 meters in a PFD

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Dress for the conditions including the right PFD, sunscreen, hat and footwear
  • Name the main parts of my boat
  • Tie a ‘figure of 8’ knot
  • Point to where the wind is coming from
  • Respect the boats that I’m using

 

After School Program

Tackers Intro / After School Program

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    04:15 PM to 06:00 PM

2 PLACES AVAILABLE

$50 NON MEMBER $50 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / After School Program

  • Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    04:15 PM to 06:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$50 NON MEMBER $50 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / After School Program

  • Thursday, February 06, 2020
    04:15 PM to 06:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$50 NON MEMBER $50 SYC MEMBER

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Holiday Program

Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 09, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, December 16, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Friday, December 27, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, January 13, 2020
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, January 20, 2020
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, March 30, 2020
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Holiday Program

  • Monday, April 06, 2020
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

6 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Weekend Program

Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

3 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

2 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, November 23, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, November 23, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

3 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, November 30, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, November 30, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, December 07, 2019
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, December 07, 2019
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, February 01, 2020
    09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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Tackers Intro / Weekend Program

  • Saturday, February 01, 2020
    01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

4 PLACES AVAILABLE

$60 NON MEMBER $60 SYC MEMBER

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