Learning to sail is a great way to make new friends and to experience Sydney’s magical waterways.
Friendly instructors, great yachts
Flying Fish offer Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Australian Sailing (AS) approved courses on fast, comfortable yachts which are fully equipped to live aboard. Our highly qualified instructors will show you the ropes in a friendly and professional way.
Our base at Sydney’s Middle Harbour Yacht Club is in a spectacular setting. You learn to sail on Sydney Harbour and explore the coast up to Pittwater and beyond.
Begin with a Start Yachting Weekend for an introductory day sailing course. Add two Competent Crew Weekends to complete your RYA Competent Crew certificate
If you are ready for an adventure book a Competent Crew Week for a comprehensive introduction to sailing leading to an internationally recognized qualification. This course is highly recommended.
Once you have completed Competent Crew you will be ready to move on to Dayskipper Practical where you will learn the skills of the skipper.
Day Skipper Fast-track – 4 weeks
If you are ready for some time off and want to progress quickly then join our Day Skipper Fast-track course and be ready to skipper your own yacht.
Free membership of Middle Harbour Yacht Club
If you book a ‘Learn to Sail package’ (Competent Crew, Essential Navigation and Seamanship online, Day Skipper Practical). We will include 1 year’s free membership of Middle Harbour Yacht Club.