Adult learn to sail

Adult Learn to sail programs will commence on Sunday 22nd October for 6 weeks.

Currently, we are offering: 

 

Adult learn to Sail 1 - 08:30 to 10:30 am

Your Discover sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment.

This course is for beginners and will introduce you to basic boat handling skills. Be prepared to get wet, have fun and make new friends. 

To join this course please register here:  ALTS1 

 

 

 

Adult Learn to Sail 1 & 2 - STARTS Sunday 5th November 8:30 to 10:30am

Your Discover sailing journey starts here as a complete beginner or it might be that you are coming back to sailing after many years doing other things, you might of spent time in Yachts but not dinghies. You will be introduced to new skills and as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills you will have the confidence to grow at your pace. There are Australian Sailing Qualified instructors to teach you and guide you as you learn new skills. You are now equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery.

Sailing is all about time on the water, so it is fine to repeat a program and get that time on water experience and tuition. 

To join this course please register here: ALTS 1 & 2

 

Adult Learn to Sail Better Sailing - STARTS Sunday 5th November 13:00 to 15:30pm

Your Discover sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. You are now equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery.

This course is for those that have completed sailing 1 and 2 and are sailing regularly. This course is run in the afternoon to enable sailing in stronger winds. We will be looking at boat speed, and the thrill of sailing fast. Introducing the spinnaker, refining boat handling skills and seamanship skills.

To join this course please register here: ALTS BS

Sailing is all about time on the water, so it is fine to repeat a program and get that time on the water experience and tuition. There is no hurry, sailing is for life!

 

Please contact us directly by email if you would like us to put together a more advanced learning to race course.

georgie@georgesriversailingclub.com.au

 

Remember Start Sailing 1  starts on October 22nd 2017 for 6 weeks

 

Cost $420.00

Registration also available by "Find my Course"

Register through Discover Sailing at www.discoversailing.org.au

Courses are run by Qualified Australian Sailing Instructors.

All safety equipment, including life Jackets, are provided.

For more information contact:

Georgie 0478749885

georgie@georgesriversailingclub.com.au

 

The course is conducted in our fleet of training boats and include:

  • Safety
  • Rigging and care of the boat
  • How to launch and return to the beach
  • Coming alongside
  • Towing, rescue techniques
  • Tacking and Gybing
  • Boat handling in strong winds
  • Capsize drill
  • Sailing around a course
  • Sailing theory including right of way, rules
  • How to tie knots
  • Tides and Weather
  • First steps to racing
  • most of all….. FUN!

Please come prepared to get wet. Wear clothing that you can swim in, light and quick drying. NO JEANS

You will need a HAT, SUNCREAM, SUNGLASSES, WATER, LONG SLEEVE RASH VEST, TOWEL, CHANGE OF CLOTHES, FOOTWEAR (covered toes).

Winter sailing please consider a wetsuit and a waterproof top to keep you warm, gloves are also good to consider in your kit.

We recommend that where possible you tie on your items too. (Glasses with string, hats with chin straps or clips). We recommend not to wear any jewelry. Please leave all valuables at home as we can not take responsibility for damage or loss of items.

 

 

 2018 EARLY BIRDS :

LEARN TO SAIL PROGRAMS

Adult learn to Sail 1 - STARTS Sunday 11th February 2018 on the beach at 08:30 to 10:30 am

Your Discover sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment.

This course is for beginners and will introduce you to basic boat handling skills. Be prepared to get wet, have fun and make new friends. 

To join this course please register here:  ALTS1 

 

Adult Learn to Sail 2 - STARTS Sunday 11th February 2018 on the beach at 11:00 to 13:00pm

Your Discover sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. You are now equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery.

This course is for those that have completed sailing 1, have sailed before but a while ago who can steer a boat safely, or who simply want to have more time on the water to grow their confidence (even if they have already completed sailing 2 a while ago)

Sailing is all about time on the water, so it is fine to repeat a program and get that time on water experience and tuition. 

To join this course please register here: ALTS2

 

 

 

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