Keelboats Courses

The Australian Sailing Start Crewing Course is aimed at people with little or no experience in sailing and is run over 12hrs. The participants will learn about sailing a small responsive keelboat with an emphasis on practical experience. Course ratio of one instructor to 4 (Adult) or 5 (Youth) participants will get plenty of time crewing the boat.
12 hours , Cost $375
Course dates –
  • Future course dates will be posted as available
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Start Helming

This course is designed to improve your sailing skills and prepare you to steer/helm a boat. It will also build on your practical and theoretical knowledge you obtained through the Start Crewing Course. Course ratio of one instructor to 4 (Adult) or 5 (Youth) participants will get plenty of time helming the boat.

12 hours, Cost $350

Course dates –

  • Future course dates will be posted as available
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Combined Start Crewing & Helming

This course is a great way to improve your overall sailing skills by building on your practical and theoretical knowledge you obtained through the Start Crewing Course. Course ratio of one instructor to 4 (Adult) or 5 (Youth). This course is generally offered as a weekly 4hr session over a 5 week period; however, can be delivered in other formats if requested.

 Note:  if you have a group of 4 or more participants we can arrange a course with dates to suit your group on request.

18+ hours, Cost $380

Course dates:

  • Friday 11th February to 18th March, 2022              Register from Dec:  CLICK HERE
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Start Skippering – spinnakers and racing!

You can advance your sailing skills and safety knowledge even further to enable you to skipper unsupervised in sheltered waters. Your skills, knowledge and experience you’ve gained from completing the Start Crewing and Start Helming courses are extended upon while also gaining valuable new insight into another aspect of sailing.

Cost – $400

Course dates –  By request
NOTE: All courses are weather dependent and subject to minimum participation numbers