This course is available on request.

Joining in club racing is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport of sailing and make the most of the fantastic social scene after a day on the water.

We teach you all that is needed to know to get around the race course. This includes what is the right boat for you, how to sign up to race at your preferred club, Racing Rules of Sailing and Notice of Race, Insurance, how to rig and tune your boat for racing, starting and finishing procedures, types of racing course, an introduction to fleet racing, handicap racing and team racing and the techniques and tactics used.

What will I learn?

  • Starting
  • Courses
  • Racing Rules
  • Fitness & Psychology
  • Boat preperation & Tuning
  • Boat Handling & control
  • Techniques, Tactics & strategy
  • Roll tacks & Gybes

What happens?

Students will be given an opportunity to cover all aspects of the sailing syllabus and have their log books signed off every week in order to reach the next certificated level.

What to expect?

We have a fleet of six 14ft, Vagabond dinghies and operate a rescue boat at the same time. If conditions are considered to be unsuitable for safety a session will be called off before or during that session.

What do I bring?

Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, bathing suit, a warm jumper, change of clothes (minimal wardrobe needed), spray jacket. Be sure to pack this in a flexible soft bag.

What about meals?

Bring your own meals and drinks.

Where do I start?

Our office is located at The Mooloolaba Marina on Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba just an hour north of Brisbane. There’s ample parking. Click HERE to see a map. The location can be accessed from 33-45 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

Course Cost?

The course cost is $495. Please note a minimum 25% deposit is required at the time of booking and the balance to be paid prior to the course commencing.

What’s next?

Hobie cat sailing or Keel boat training

This course is hosted on request. Book your place now and work with Sunshine Sailing Australia to finalise the date after booking.

 

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