The course will be conducted on the Strand, near Tobruk pool. It 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. It includes 3 months free membership with Townsville Sailing Club. Discover sailing runs over two consecutive days. Please ensure you have sun protective clothing,reef shoes, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. Please note it is STINGER season - stinger protection clothing must be worn. Cost including sailing and safety equipment, tuition and log book is $300. EFT payments can be made to: Townsville Sailing Club a/c no: 145465233 BSB: 633-000 Or alternatively credit card payments can be taken at the Club prior to commencement of course. Family discounts apply. Minimum and maximum number of students.
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