Discover Sailing - Adults and Teens

Discover Sailing

Townsville Sailing Club is an accredited Australian Sailing Centre, with experienced, award-winning Instructors.

Our clubhouse and sailing grounds are a perfect location to learn to sail. Our waters are largely protected by the Breakwater Marina & "the Duckpond", ideal for beginners through to advanced sailors.

Discover Sailing dinghy courses are run on 2 person Pacer Sailing dinghies, ideal for adults and teens.

Discover Sailing is a nationally recognised & accredited sailing course

For more information on Discover Sailing's Dinghy Program click HERE

If our classes are full or you have any questions, please CONTACT US

Once you have learned the basics, join us for Sunday sailing, adventure sails or have a go at racing.  Race training programs are held throughout the year.



Get the most from your 3-month club membership which is included in your Start Sailing course fees by coming to practice on Sunday mornings.  Please follow our facebook page for any changes to Sunday sailing, due to tides or regattas.

Club volunteers, with a safety boat on the water, are available every Sunday morning during the sailing season.

Sundays - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Boat hire fees apply: Optimist $5, Sabot $10, Pacer $30, Laser $25

Boat bookings for Sunday morning sailing can be by emailing the club during the week.


Participants testimonials:

Thanks Townsville Sailing club for a wonderful weekend of learning to sail. Great patient and dedicated trainers and a great bunch of club members working across the whole weekend to assist us in any way. Thank you, can’t wait to sail again and what a brilliant location. So impressed to see you offering lessons for school children as well.
Kind regards

A fantastic community - wonderful for kids independence and confidence, a beautiful location, great facilities. - Kathy

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