Never set foot on a yacht before but want to have a go? Then our Moreton Bay One Day Sailing Course is the course for you. Conducted on board one of our approved training yachts, this one day course will not only teach you the basics of sailing yachts, it will wet your appetite for more!
You will learn to steer the yacht and work the sails as you sail the boat around beautiful Moreton Bay. Also included in our sailing course is lunch morning and afternoon tea.
Our one sailing day course teaches ropes and knots, how to work the sails and winches, steering and using the compass and safety on board. Students also gain some knowledge of charts and what the buoys and beacons mean.
At the end of the course, you will understand the basics of yachting. We teach sailing in the simplest and most enjoyable way possible so you will not only learn more, you will have a great time doing it!
NOTE: The 2012 - 2013 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2012 to the 31st March 2013. The 2013 - 2014 season rates commence on the 1st April 2013.
Our sailing course is available most weekends. We begin the course at 9:00am and conclude at approximately 4:00pm.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
We head out in small groups of five.
Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Casual clothing with white soled shoes, we recommend wearing shirts with a collar. You should also bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, jumper and a change of clothes.
PACKAGE OPTIONS (please select your preferred option)
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