Dinghy Sailing / Windsurf Instructor Fast Track
The programme is designed for water sports enthusiasts who want to fast- track their progress to instructor level in two sports.
To gain the RYA instructor qualifications in both sports you will need to demonstrate good sailing skills and windsurfing skills, sound theory knowledge, excellent safety awareness and an effective coaching style.
The Fast Track program has been designed to develop your skills rapidly in a fantastic sailing environment.
The schedule includes an inspiring mix of on water skills training, shore based instruction, instructor training and essential first aid and powerboat training.
We also include basic training in surfing and paddle-boarding to improve your water skills all-round.
You will develop an imaginative approach to teaching safe and efficient sailing and windsurfing, as well as the theory that underlies the sports.
Week 1 - WS Lev 1/2 skills / First Aid
Week 2 - WS Intermediate skills / RYA PB 2
Week 3 - WS Intermediate skills / Inst Prep
Week 4 - RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor
Week 5 - RYA / AS Dinghy Level 1-3
Week 6 - RYA Race training / Seamanship Skills
Week 7 - RYA Day Sailing / DI Prep
Week 8 - RYA Dinghy Instructor
Sailing location and conditions
The course is based in an absolutely spectacular setting at Middle Harbour Yacht Club on Sydney Harbour, the undisputed capital of the Australian sailing world.
The weather is generally warm, sunny and windy and the sailing area is extensive with plenty of stunning beaches just a short sail away .
You will experience magnificent sailing in a beautiful location.
Equipment and staff
We have a small fleet of windsurf boards and a mix of sail sizes. We also have a range of paddleboards and sailing dinghies.
Our instructors are qualified as well as friendly, experienced and professional.
Flying Fish Crew Apartments - Price for 8 weeks (twin share $5520 / single room $7920)
Stunning surf at your front door!
A stones throw from beautiful Manly beach our crew apartments are comfortably furnished for shared living with well equipped kitchens, lounge/dining areas, laundry facilities and an outdoor area.
Book your own
Backpackers In Manly - basic accommodation for those on a budget ($350 / week for mixed dorm)
Air BNB - many of our customers use this. (various prices and standards)