Learn to Sail a Dinghy

Get started on your Discover Sailing Adventure with the Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy. Learn to Sail a Dinghy and develop your skills with other like-minded individuals. Our friendly instructors will take you from a beginner to a confident dinghy sailor. Courses available to all levels of experience!

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Start Sailing 1

Your Discover Sailing journey starts here. Learn to Sail a Dinghy as you develop the fundamental skills of sailing. You will be introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment. Topics covered include basic clothing and equipment selection, sailing terminology, boat launch and recovery, capsize recovery in shallow water.

Duration: 12 hours run as 3 x 4-hour sessions over consecutive weekends.
Cost: $270 per person.

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2022 DATES

Start Sailing 2

Your Discover Sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. Learn to Sail Dinghy on your own voyages of discovery. Topics covered include rigging of the boat, capsize recovery in deeper water, sailing a triangular course, basic sailing rules, and theory.

Duration: 12 hours (Depending on how the dates fall each month these are run either as 3 x 4 or 4 x 3-hour sessions. Check course for actual dates ).
Cost: $270per person

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2022 DATES

Better Sailing

Discover Sailing in stronger winds as you develop the skills required to get maximum speed from your dinghy. You will learn towing, capsize recovery of an inverted boat,  understand and identify weather and environmental conditions.

Duration: 12 hours (Depending on how the dates fall each month these are run either as 3 x 4 or 4 x 3-hour sessions. Check course for actual dates ).
Cost: $270per person

For upcoming dates please use the below button.

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What to bring:

Bringing the right clothing is essential to enjoying a dinghy course, to ensure you are protected from the elements. Footwear is an essential item and must be worn at all times. Click here for more details about proper clothing & equipment.

For more information contact Colin using the enquiry form below. 

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