Dinghy Sailing Instructor Fast Track
The Dinghy Sail Instructor Fast-track programme is designed for basic intermediate sailors who want to progress to instructor quickly.
To gain the RYA instructor qualification you need to demonstrate good sailing skills, theory knowledge, safety awareness and an effective coaching style.
The Fast Track program has been designed to develop your skills rapidly in a fantastic sailing environment.
You will develop an imaginative approach to teaching safe and efficient sailing, as well as the theory that underlies it.
Optional week - Foundation level 1/2 skills
Week 1 - Intermediate / seamanship skills
Week 2 - Race training / teaching practice
Week 3 - RYA PB 2 / DI prep / First Aid
Week 4 - RYA Dinghy Instructor
If you feel you need more time to develop your personal sailing skills add our Dinghy Sailing level 1/2 week when you book. (Runs immediately before the 4 week course.)
The course is based at Middle Harbour Yacht Club on Sydney Harbour. The club is in an absolutely spectacular setting and is also home to the Australian Olympic Sailing Team.
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
Our training fleet includes Laser Pico single-handers and Laser Bahias, two person dinghies with trapeze and asymmetric spinnakers. We also have a range of paddleboards and windsurfers.
Our instructors are qualified as well as friendly, experienced and professional.
Flying Fish Crew Apartments - Price for 4 weeks (twin share $2760 / single room $3960)
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. The price includes daily transport to our training base at Middle Harbour Yacht Club.
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)