Get the Kids on the Ocean this Summer!

Try Sailing for kids is about creating an opportunity in a fun and friendly environment to give sailing a go. No previous sailing experience is required, and all equipment including small boats and lifejackets are provided. For information on how to continue sailing after the Try Sailing for kids course click here.

If you have any questions please contact our Sailing Administrator sailingadmin@fsc.com.au

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Cost

Saturday Morning Courses: $120.00 for four Saturday mornings (9:00am – 11:30am).

School Holiday Courses: $170.00 Tuesday – Friday mornings (9:00am – 12:00pm).

 

Course Prerequisite

  • Water confident
  • 7 – 10 years-old

10 – 12 hour course over 4 Saturdays during the Summer Season or as a School Holiday adventure. All courses are run by qualified Australian Sailing Instructors. 

Course Outcomes

  • Weather introduction
  • Learn how to set up your boat for sailing
  • Understand points of sail to the wind
  • Leaving and coming back to the beach
  • Capsizing
  • Sailing in a straight line
  • Towing
  • Tacking (turning the boat around)

Like many sports, parents are an integral part of the learning and development process, they form a key link in the program and are encouraged to be involved from the outset. This course is the perfect opportunity for the family to decide if they would like to join the Club community.