Dinghy Sailing Classes (Level 1 and 2)

Our morning sailing classes are a great way to improve your skills in a fantastic location with our friendly, experienced instructors. You can book a single class, a series of classes or a private lesson for yourself or your group.
27 October
Wed 27 Oct 2021
3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $185.00 incl. GST
10 November
Wed 10 Nov 2021
3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $185.00 incl. GST
17 November
Wed 17 Nov 2021
3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $185.00 incl. GST
24 November
Wed 24 Nov 2021
3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $185.00 incl. GST
    1 December
    Wed 01 Dec 2021
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $185.00 incl. GST
    18 December
    Sat 18 Dec 2021
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Sydney, Australia
    • $185.00 incl. GST
    Register4 places remaining

To book a private course Enquire here

Rates

Pre-book and save money 

Pre-book a series of classes or add your friends and family to the same order and save money. Buy a voucher for maximum flexibility at the best price. 

  • 1 class - $185
  • 2 classes - $165 each
  • 3 or more - $150 each
  • Flexi voucher for 8 classes - $995 (Submit enquiry above.)

Private classes - available Thu, Sat, Sun mornings 

Book a private lesson or series of lessons for yourself or your group and learn to sail on your own terms. (Submit enquiry above.)

  • 1 Person - $295
  • 2 People - $195 each
  • 3 People - $175 each
  • 4 People - $150 each
  • 5 People or more - $125 each

Description

Our morning sailing classes are for beginner and improver sailors (level 1 and 2)

Join a single class for a basic introduction or a series of classes to fast track your skills.   

If you can get your own small group of family or friends together a private lesson is a great way to learn and can be excellent value too. We welcome families with kids as well as corporate groups looking for some action packed teambuiding. 

Course content

Level 1  - 4 x 3 hours classes

  • Rigging, launching and landing
  • Helming and crewing
  • Sailing upwind, tacking and the 'No go Zone'
  • Sailing downwind and gybing
  • The five essentials of sailing.
  • Capsize recovery  

 Level 2 - 4 x 3 hours classes

  • Man overboard recovery
  • Lee shore and weather shore landing and departure 
  • Quicker tacking and gybing
  • Start racing 

Fantastic sailing conditions

Flying Fish Sail Academy is based in a spectacular setting at Middle Harbour Yacht Club.

The sailing environment is superb with reliable, warm sea breezes and lots of great beaches to sail to.  

Instructors and boats 

Our training fleet includes Laser Pico single-handers and Laser Bahias (2/3 person dinghies with trapeze and asymmetric spinnakers.)

Our friendly, qualified instructors will guide you through the course. 

What's included

  • Tuition, equipment, pre-course information. safety boat. 
  • Perosnal Flotation Devices (PFD's) are provided and must be worn at all times on the water. 
  • Please bring your own water bottle and snacks.

Qualifications 

  • AS Level 1 (after 4 sessions) 
  • AS Level 2 (after 8 sessions)

Before you start

Our morning sailing classes are suitable for novice sailors and for those with some experience who wish to improve their skills quickly.

After 4 classes, a beginner can expect to get to AS/RYA level 1. After 8 classes you can expect to achive AS/RYA level 2.  

Once you have achieved level 2 you are ready to hire a boat and start crusing or racing on your own terms.

What next?

Once you are at level 2 you are ready to hire a boat and enjoy sailing on your own terms or start racing.