Sailing

The Summer Sailing Season Series runs from September through to Easter. Check the calendar for events. We welcome monohull off-the-beach dinghies and skiffs.

To sail at DPSS, you must be a club member and hold a current Australia Sailing Number New sailors are asked to become a member after sailing three times from the club.

All boats sailing from DPSS must be registered. Click here for Boat Registration forms.

'Dolphins' Junior training is held 8:30 - 11:30am each Sunday morning during school term time of the sailing season, weather permitting, in Sabots and OziOptis. Dolphins does not run in school holidays. The cost is $10 per participant per session. Those wishing to participate must have completed the Australian Sailing Tackers 1 and Tackers 2 courses, be a member of DPSS and hold an Australian Sailing Number. We have a limited number of club Sabots available for use. If you have your own Sabot, please complete a Boat Registration form and ensure your boat has a current insurance Certificate of Currency with a public liability of at least $5million. Please contact us for more information.

Racing is held from 1:30pm each Sunday during the sailing season. Those wishing to compete in the Summer Sailing Series must  be a member of DPSS and hold an Australia Saiing Number. If you have your own boat, please complete a Boat Registration form and ensure your boat has a current insurance Certificate of Currency with a public liability of at least $5million.

Race fees: Members with Sabots $5 per race day; Members with other classes of dinghies and skiffs $10; Visitors - Juniors (Sabots and Optis) $10 per race day; Visitors - other classes $15 per race day. This does not include race fees for regattas held at DPSS.

 Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are available on the website. CLICK HERE 

 

Notice Board

Sunday club sailing

 Please check this space on Sundays after 11am if the weather is inclement. A notice to cancel or postpone racing will be announced here.

2018 Winter sailing at DPSS

Dates: Sundays 27 May, 17 June, 15 July, 19 August - 1:00pm start

Racing is open to off-the-beach dinghies and skiffs. Competitors must hold a current Australian Sailing Number and his/her boat must have current and valid insurance. One crew from each boat must attend the midday briefing in the clubhouse prior to racing.

Sailing courses

Next Discover Sailing Courses

Tackers 1 - Having Fun for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018 - More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Tackers 2 - Tricks and Techniques for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018. More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Start Sailing 1 and 2 for 12 years to adult - a 6 week course held on Sunday mornings. More information HERE. 

Dolphins (kids and teens) for those who are members and are getting ready to race and have their own boat - on Sunday mornings from 8:30am. $10 per child per morning. Ideally you would have completed Tackers 1 and 2. Starting 7 October 2018 and finishing 9 Dec 2018.