First and last weekend of the month or on request- MOOLOOLABA

This is an exciting sailing opportunity provided by Sunshine Sailing Australia. It provides a fun and accessible entry into sailing and gives participants further opportunity to improve and develop sailing skills and techniques.

The courses will equip you with the essentials  required to safely sail a small keel boat or trailer yacht without the fear of capsize or getting wet! As your skills progress, you will also develop an understanding of each person’s role and how teamwork plays a major part of being an effective crew.

You will come away with the knowledge and confidence to sail a small day yacht, such as a keel boat, competently and for those that wish, you can then progress to larger yachts or participate as crew on a racing yacht.

There are 4 units to cover to complete the full program and each course consist of 2 days.

  • YA Keel Boat – Crew
  • YA Keel Boat – Helm
  • YA Keel Boat – Seamanship
  • YA Keel Boat – Spinnaker

What people have said about this course?

“I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to anyone looking at doing sailing to go through Sunshine Sailing. I will be looking forward to my next trip”. – Sean Mullice Aug 2016

What experience do I need?

No experience required for Day Sailor- Crew as this is a course for absolute beginners for all other courses the course prior nor equivalent experience is the requirement . Our instructor will focus on skills, safety and enjoyment.

By the end of each course you will have sufficient knowledge and skill to be able to move towards the next course.

What will I learn?

  • Safety equipment, clothing and safe practices
  • The Boat
  • Ropework
  • Sailing Skills
  • Man overboard
  • Rules of the Road

What do I bring?

Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle, something to nibble on, a warm jumper, & spray jacket packed in a flexible soft bag.


Make an enquiry about this course.