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Learn to Sail Opti fleet
Learn to Sail Opti fleet

As an accredited Discover Sailing Centre, Sandy Bay Sailing Club (SBSC) offers a range of Learn to Sail programs conducted over either an 8 - 10 week period or in short blocks during school holidays. The program are via enrolment for a one off subsciption with discounts offered for existing SBSC members.  

The types available at SBSC include:

Tackers 1 – Having Fun - kids sail in pairs in small boats. It’s a great way to meet new friends and kids have the chance to sail with others in their group.  This program is ideal as your first sailing experience in a controlled and managed environment with the emphasis on having fun. 

Tackers 2 – Tricks & Techniques. Typically for kids who have built a level of confidence and completed at least one Tackers 1 program.  Los of support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.

The following programs have been Run over the 2015 - 16 sailing season and typically are fully subscribed:

Saturday Programs

Tackers 1 8:30am - 10.30am
Tackers 2 10:00am - 12:00pm

Dates for the full course are each Saturday morning as follows:

  • Program 1 - October until December inclusive
  • Program 2 - January until March inclusive


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