Learn to Sail – Keelboat

The RYCT keelboat program allows you to learn to sail on the Club’s Young 88 keelboat which provides a learning platform that is stable yet responsive.

The objective of the program is to provide the knowledge and confidence to be able to crew or skipper a keelboat competently and for those that wish to, progress to larger yachts or participate as crew on a racing yacht.

KEELBOAT – DISCOVER SAILING       

 3 – 4 hr                   $ 50

Sailing session to try sailing or practice skills. Try a discover sailing session to experience an evening on the water. Additional sessions can be arranged. ng sail introduces experience or prepare for race or keelboat training.

Safety briefing, rig boat, sail session and visit to Kings Pier.

29 Oct 19               Tue         5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

06 Nov19               Wed       5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

26 Nov19               Tue         5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

 

KEELBOAT – CREW                                                                                             

2 days                     $240

Australian sailing crew & helm course

16 Oct  19              Wed         5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

19 Oct 19               Sun         9.00 am – 3.30 pm

22 Oct 19               Tue`        5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

 

16 Oct  19             Wed         5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

12 Nov 19              Sun         9.00 am – 3.30 pm

03 Dec 19              Tue`        5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

 

03 Dec  19             Tue         5.30 pm – 8.30 pm                              Click here to Register

08 Dec 19              Sun         9.00 am – 3.30 pm

10 Dec 19              Tue`        5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

 

DISCOVER SAILING

The Discover Sailing Experience is practical hands-on sailing focusing on having fun. Our qualified Instructor will be out on the water with you, ensuring your safety and is ideal for people who have never been sailing before.

People of all ages and abilities can participate in a Discover Sailing Experience. Partners, friends and work colleagues. You can book as a group or book a place for just yourself and join a group to meet other people new to sailing.

It is recommended beginners participate in a Discover Sailing session before participating in Keelboat training or twilight race.

Courses require min 2 and max 4, Sessions are weather dependent

All sessions are hands and practical, options for training are

  • Discover Sailing Experience – Evening, day and weekend courses are available
  • Keelboat training sessions to develop skills
  • Twilight Racing – Participate in a race while developing skills
  • Crew and Helm – Australian Sailing crew and helm course
  • Keelboat overnight – 2-days with overnight anchoring at Bruny Island

Private lessons can be arranged and additional sessions on Tuesday evenings or weekends

Optional manual and syllabus for the training is $50.00

For More information please contact Greg Brooks: training@ryct.org.au or Nick Hutton: sailing@ryct.org.au

 

What to Bring?

Non-marking, closed toe shoes
Beanie
Sunglasses
Water bottle and snacks
Warm clothes
Hat or cap

The RYCT will provide life-jackets, sunscreen, gloves, wet weather gear and tethers.