This sailing course is run on Saturday and Sunday between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
Kids 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.
One instructor to a maximum of three students, providing high quality tailored support, tuition and confidence building.
12 hours of sailing over the weekend.
Develop your elementary knowledge of sailing.
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.
What others say
I would like to congratulate Eli for such a fantastic job teaching Bridget how to sail over the last few days. I was very happy with her progress every day, she says she had a great time and it was lots of fun. I saw her sailing, she looked as happy as a lark, smiling and happy.Thank you to the team, especially Eli Flynn- Kann he is a great instructor.