Flying Fish Sailing School, Sydney

Flying Fish Sailing School - Premier sailing courses in Sydney

Our sailing courses cater to all levels, from complete beginners to those aiming for prestigious professional certifications like the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean and AMSA Sailing Master.

“I must go down to the seas again to the lonely sea and the sky” – John Masefield.

Taster experiences 

If you want to dip your toes in the water, so to speak, check out our Taster Experiences.

Learn to sail

If you are ready to learn properly, then begin your sailing journey with one of our RYA-approved Learn to Sail courses. 

Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper

Experienced crew members aspiring to take charge and get qualified to charter should explore our Day Skipper practical and theory courses. 

If you are already a competent inshore skipper and are ready to take your skills offshore, view our Coastal Skipper course options.


Our Yachtmaster courses are for committed sailors who are looking for professional qualifications as yacht captains. 

Safety first 

For all who go to sea, our Safety, Radio, and Maintenance courses will help make your sailing journey a safe one.

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Professional courses

Flying Fish Sailing at Sydney’s Middle Harbour Yacht Club is a long-established training organization approved by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Australian Sailing  (AS). 

Our course programmes comply with relevant guidelines and teaching ratios and are presented by a team of highly qualified and experienced instructors. 

We operate an excellent small fleet of Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and RYA-approved training vessels.

At Flying Fish, we are passionate about everything sailing and watersports, and our friendly, professional approach ensures a memorable experience for all our customers.

Discover the magic of sailing. 

Start your sailing journey with Flying Fish today and unlock the magic of the open waters. Expect top-quality instruction, excellent equipment, and unforgettable sailing experiences.