Windsurf - Start Windsurfing (Level 1)

If you haven't windsurfed you haven't lived! This course teaches the basics of windsurfing. You will learn how to get into the sailing position, steer the board, turn around and return to shore.
11 December
Sat 11 Dec 2021 - Sun 12 Dec 2021
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $495.00 incl. GST
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5 January
Wed 05 Jan 2022 - Thu 06 Jan 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $495.00 incl. GST
12 January
Wed 12 Jan 2022 - Thu 13 Jan 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $495.00 incl. GST
19 January
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - Thu 20 Jan 2022
2 days, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sydney, Australia
  • $495.00 incl. GST

To book a private course Enquire here

Description

You will be surprised how quickly you will learn to windsurf up and down on your own.

But don't be alarmed if you spend some time swimming at the start. By the end of the course you will be well on your way to becoming a Flying Fish!

Warning, when you first experience 'The Feeling' on a windsurfer you may very well be hooked for life!

Course content

Day 1

  • Intro to the board and rigging
  • launching and landing, balance exercises (board only)
  • Secure position, Sailing position, 180 degree turn, Steering.
  • Sailing across the wind

Day 2

  • Sailing upwind, tacking and the 'No go Zone'
  • Sailing downwind and gybing
  • Self rescue 

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 nearby to learn from.   

Instructors and equipment 

Our fleet of Tahe WindSUP boards are quick and easy to rig and ideal for learning. 

Our RYA /AS qualified instructors will guide you through the course in a friendly and supportive way. 

Private course - less money, more fun

Get your own small group of family and friends together.

You pay for 4 places and can bring up to 6 participants!

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

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

Before you start

The course is suitable for beginners.

What next?

Go on to our level 2 course or join our morning classes to improve your skills.