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Dinghy sailing

Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a relaxation addict, you can improve your your sailing skills with the help of a friendly and professional Flying Fish instructor.

World’s best sailing locations

Train in fantastic sailing conditions at the Flying Fish Sail Academy in Sydney, Australia or at the Flying Fish Centre in Vassiliki, Greece.

Learn to sail in Sydney

On Sydney Harbour, you can learn to sail on a course, arrange private tuition, or hire a boat.

Find learn to sail courses on Sydney Harbour

Flying Fish instructor traineeships

Flying Fish training is designed to achieve results. Our hallmark is rapid progress in a safe but challenging environment.

Our instructor traineeships are a reliable route to paid work in the sun.


  • Dinghy Sail Instructor Traineeship

    6 weeks
    This six week course combines intensive skills coaching on the water with theory training in class, to develop your background knowledge and instructor skills.
    $5,240.00


  • Learn to Sail and Race Dinghies

    2 weeks
    This two week course is an introduction to the exciting sport of dinghy sailing. It is an intensive programme, ideal if you are thinking of taking your skills up to instructor level in the future. After completing this first module you will be a good candidate for the four week Flying Fish Dinghy Sail Instructor Fast-track.
    $1,110.00


  • Learn to Sail Dinghies - Mornings

    3 hours
    Our morning sailing classes are a great way to learn to sail. Book this date as a single class, or as the first of a package of four or eight sessions to complete the level 1 or 2 course.
    $175.00


  • Learn to Sail Dinghies (Level 1 & 2)

    2 days
    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the exciting sport of dinghy sailing. It is an intensive, fun packed programme, starting with the core sailing skills.
    $495.00


  • Dinghy Instructor Fast-track

    4 weeks
    The Dinghy Sail Instructor Fast-track programme is designed for basic intermediate sailors who want to progress to instructor quickly.
    $4,055.00


  • Dinghy Sail Instructor Prep and Exam

    5 days
    This course combines practical, on water, skills training with shore-based sessions covering background theory and teaching techniques and leads to the internationally recognised RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor qualification.
    $2,315.00

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