Dinghy Sailing - Start Sailing (Level 1)

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the exciting sport of dinghy sailing. It is an intensive, fun packed programme, starting with the core sailing skills.
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21 September
Wed 21 Sep 2022 - Thu 22 Sep 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $495.00 incl. GST
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28 September
Wed 28 Sep 2022 - Thu 29 Sep 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
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22 October
Sat 22 Oct 2022 - Sun 23 Oct 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
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5 November
Sat 05 Nov 2022 - Sun 06 Nov 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
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    3 December
    Sat 03 Dec 2022 - Sun 04 Dec 2022
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    10 December
    Sat 10 Dec 2022 - Sun 11 Dec 2022
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
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    2 January
    Mon 02 Jan 2023 - Tue 03 Jan 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
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    1 February
    Wed 01 Feb 2023 - Thu 02 Feb 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
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    8 February
    Wed 08 Feb 2023 - Thu 09 Feb 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    4 March
    Sat 04 Mar 2023 - Sun 05 Mar 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    25 March
    Sat 25 Mar 2023 - Sun 26 Mar 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    15 April
    Sat 15 Apr 2023 - Sun 16 Apr 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
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    17 April
    Mon 17 Apr 2023 - Tue 18 Apr 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
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    22 April
    Sat 22 Apr 2023 - Sun 23 Apr 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $495.00 incl. GST
    26 April
    Wed 26 Apr 2023 - Thu 27 Apr 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $495.00 incl. GST
    6 May
    Sat 06 May 2023 - Sun 07 May 2023
    2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $495.00 incl. GST

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Description

Learn to Sail DinghiesThis two-day course provides a structured introduction to the wonderful sport of sailing 

You will learn the theory and core practical skills of sailing in a progressive and safe environment.

We begin by teaching you how to rig and prepare your boat. Then we move on to the exciting bit, sailing across the wind. This is where you feel the joy of sailing. 

By the end of the course, you will know how to sail around a basic triangular course in light winds.

Course content 

  • Personal gear, PFDs etc 
  • Rigging, launching and landing
  • Orientation and basic skills 
  • Reaching and sailing across the wind
  • Sailing upwind, tacking and the 'No go Zone'
  • Sailing downwind and gybing and 'the Gybing Zone
  • The five essentials of sailing.
  • The points of sailing.
  • Capsize recovery. 

Sailing location 

The course is based in a superb setting at Middle Harbour Yacht Club on Sydney Harbour.

The local sailing area offers plenty of safe sandy beaches for beginners to learn the ropes.

Equipment and instructors 

Our training fleet includes RS Zest single-handers and Laser Bahias, two-person dinghies with trapeze and asymmetric spinnakers. 

Our instructors are qualified as well as friendly, experienced and professional. 

Private course - less money, more fun

Why not get your own small group of family and friends together?

Bring 5 or more participants and we will arrange a course at a date that suits you and give you a 20% order discount. 

Enquire using the private course enquiry button at the top of the page.  

What's included

Training, equipment, safety cover. 

Qualifications 

  • AS Start Sailing - Level 1. 

Before you start

  • No previous sailing experience is required for this course. 

What next?

  • Move on to our level 2 course to develop and improve your skills.
  • Then you will be ready to come and hire our sailing dinghies, start racing or join our skills development classes.