Skills taught include setting up a dinghy, how to sail a course, tacking and gybing, trimming sails, launch & recovery to a beach and safe capsize recovery. This fun, hands-on course is suitable for youth & adults new to sailing or keelboat sailors wanting to learn some skills not acquired as part of a larger crewed yacht.
The course is conducted within the safe environs of St Kilda harbour by our Yachting Australia-trained sailing instructors. If you plan to go on and sail on keelboats this introductory course teaches sailing fundamentals. The course fee is $298 and includes a Start Sailing Right textbook, logbook and nationally recognised course certificate.
For more information contact Leigh at the Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy on 9534 0059 or 0412 196301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Click here for a booking form, more information is available on the RMYS website under Training on the Dinghy page of website.