Learn To Sail

We offer a variety of learning to sail courses from basics to more advanced sailing techniques and racing. For those who are just starting out, we recommend our basics course once complete you will be comfortable on the water and have the option to move onto more advanced and intensive race clinics to prepare for weekend club racing.

New to the sport? Want to learn the ropes, become confident on the water and skipper a dinghy solo?
Our introductory course covers all the basic giving you confidence on the water in a variety of conditions. The lessons run over five sessions, one 2 hour classroom session and four on the water scheduled over two weekends which will run 9 am - 5 pm. We supply the boats, safety cover, learn to sail book, lifejacket and organise transportation from the UQ St Lucia pool.

What does the course cover?

- Rigging
- Important knots
- Sailing techniques
- Rules on the water
- Maintenance
- Sailing terminology
- Weather and tide
- Navigation
- Over 15 hours of on the water time

Upcoming courses

25th, 26th, 27th August & 9th, 10th September. 25th is a 2-hour dry session held in the afternoon.

Members price is $290.00

Class sizes will be limited so sign-up fast!