Start Sailing 1 is a course designed for complete beginners aged over 13 years old with adequate swimming ability. The course is part theory and mostly practical on the water exercises.
The course cost includes all sailing and safety equipment, as well as 3 months free membership with Townsville Sailing Club, which enables students to hire club boats and practise the skills they have learnt.
Discover sailing is a weekend course, running over two consecutive days. Please ensure you have sun protective clothing,reef shoes, hat and sunglasses.
The cost of the course is $300, which can be made by bank transfer to:
Townsville Sailing Club
a/c no: 145465233
We also accept payments by credit card at the Townsville Sailing Club prior to course commencement.
Alternatively, you may also make payment via PayPal. including in the notes your name and the course you are paying for.
Our PayPal details are: https://www.paypal.me/TSVSailingClub
Please note that your place on the course cannot be secured until payment in full has been made.
This course will cover both Start Sailing 1 and Start Sailing 2. This Course is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to Dinghy sailing for complete beginners. The Course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge and will enable the participant to safely sail a small boat in light winds without guidance.
This will allow participants the freedom of sailing dinghies with the guidance of a Yachting Australia Dinghy Instructor
Who should do this Course
This course is recommended to anyone wishing to learn to sail an off the beach sailing Dinghy