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Three Courses to Take at Flying Fish Sailing School in Manly, Sydney

Located on the beautiful Middle Harbour of Sydney’s Port Jackson inlet, Flying Fish has been offering accessible and effective sailing classes to New South Wales for over 20 years. With an international range of operation, Flying Fish is widely recognised as one of the world’s best training facilities. Catering to both professional and recreational needs, we have a range of courses for those of all skill levels.

Whether you’re looking for a boost in your career, just want to try something new, or are aiming to enjoy the wonder of sailing over a school break or gap year, Flying Fish has a program for you. While we also operate a charter service and other offerings, training is our focus, and our instructional team is well-equipped to help you master the skills and knowledge necessary for safe sailing at any level. Since we’re recognised by several awarding authorities – including the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Australian Sailing – you can also receive key certificates of competence through Flying Fish courses.

Intro Sailing Courses Taking Sydney by Storm

If you’re enjoying Sydney as a tourist and want to do something adventurous, or have just always wanted to try sailing, our Introductory Experiences can help you get your feet wet. For either three hours or a full day, you’ll get to experience the stunning views of Sydney Harbour on one of our magnificent racing-tuned yachts.

RYA Accredited Courses for the next Step

The next step to take if you’ve decided you want to make sailing a career or a serious hobby is to sign up for one of Flying Fish’s RYA accredited sailing courses in Manly, Sydney. These classes will prepare you to operate a yacht safely first as a crew member and then as a Day Skipper and beyond. You’ll learn everything from navigation to onboard safety from aboard one of our fast and comfortable 40-foot training yachts.

With our experienced instructional crew supporting you, these courses are comprehensive and effective – our students pass their certification exams. So, if you’re looking to get started in a sailing career, start off on the right foot with Flying Fish. One of the cool extras that comes with Flying Fish courses is a 25% discount on Middle Harbour Yacht Club sailing memberships.

Advanced Sailing School in Sydney

For those looking for a more advanced sailing school near Manly, our Adventure Sailing packages offer qualifying offshore and ocean passages where more experienced sailors can gain sea miles while experiencing some of the most beautiful sailing around Sydney and beyond. The Lord Howe Island Passage, in particular, is an awe-inspiring blue water passage to a paradise Pacific island location. While it’s challenging enough to be a valuable training experience, this trip is also just plain beautiful.

Whatever your level of experience, there are sailing courses around Manly, Sydney for you. Just get in touch with Flying Fish to learn more about when we offer training, what you’ll need to get started, and which yachting adventure is right for you.