This page is for Club Officials and members . Click here if you are new to sailing and want to find out more about Discover Sailing.


The Discover Sailing program has been developed by Yachting Australia to increase participation of sailing at clubs. It is based on the findings of the gemba Report and the input of State Associations and their member clubs. It is funded by the Australian Sports Commission under its Pathways to Success initiative.

The Program promotes sailing as fun, safe, accessible and affordable, as well as portraying Clubs as welcoming and social places that offer a diverse range of participation opportunities.
The following documents offer assistance to clubs on ways to implement the Discover Sailing Program. Click on the links below:
1. Discover Sailing Implementation Power Point for Clubs.
2. Discover Sailing Implementation Checklist for Clubs
The recommendations of the gemba Report included:
  • Improve the image of sailing and clubs in particular – promote the fun, friendliness and safety of sailing and the accessibility and affordability of Clubs.
  • Improve the communication with the broader general public.
  • Provide a more nationally consistent program delivery to develop the strength of sailing as a brand.
  • Provide more opportunities for social participation without a competitive focus.
Click here for the gemba Report summary
Discover Sailing Club Implementation Guide
Program Outline
Discover Sailing Days
Australia-wide Discover Sailing Day 27 Oct 2013 - Club Resources
Discover Sailing Hosts
Discover Sailing Experiences
The gemba Report
Discover Sailing Case Studies