This sailing course is run on three consecutive Sundays between 10.00am and 2.30pm. Choose your start date on sign-up and subsequent two Sundays are included.
Adult Level I – Start Sailing provides a safe and enjoyable introduction to small boat sailing for novices. The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge that will allow participants the freedom of sailing small boats with guidance from an instructor or coach.
Three 4.5 hour sailing lessons over consecutive Sundays.
Develop your elementary knowledge of sailing.
Fully qualified instructors.
Accredited training program.
Designed for beginners who have minimal sailing experience or those wanting to brush up on their skills.
What will I learn?
- Basic boat handling skills
- Dinghy sailing instruction 1
- Safety equipment and clothing
- Rigging & preparing a boat
- Ropework and basic knots
- Sailing techniques, tacking
- Rescue Procedures, towing
- Launching & recovery
- Sailing Theory, no go zone
- Wind aware, tides & currents
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, 2 lasers and 2 Hobie 16 and operate a rescue boat at the same time.
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?
Course start at 10:00 each day. Our office is located at The Mooloolaba Marina on Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba. There’s ample parking. Click HERE to see a map.