Term 2 - Tackers, Kids learn to sail program, SATURDAYS


Sat 11 May 2024 09:00 — Sat 01 Jun 2024 13:00
Australian Sailing - 3. Tackers 1 - Having Fun

Course information

Late registrations for this course are closed.

This course has already finished, please contact the club for details of the next upcoming course

Course Overview
This course aims to provide children aged 7-12 with a fun, safe and affordable way to get into sailing. 

Course Prerequisites

  • Water confident
  • 7-12 years-old

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to have fun and learn the basics of sailing through games on and off the water.

Course Outcome

By the end of the Tackers 1 course, the participants will be able to:

  • Steer with tiller extension under towing paddling power
  • Tie a figure 8 knot, round twice and two half hitches
  • Tack (push turn)
  • Gybe (pull turn)
  • Reach around a figure of 8 course using both tacking and gybing
  • Sail with tiller extension
  • Sail upwind and downwind by following the safety boat

You will gain your Tackers 1 completion certificate. 

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