Start Sailing 1 & 2 - 2024


Sat 03 Feb 2024 8:30AM — Sat 06 Apr 2024 11:30AM
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Australian Sailing - 5. Start Sailing 1 and Start Sailing 2

Course information

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Start Sailing 1 & 2

Your Discover Sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment which includes basic clothing and equipment selection, sailing terminology, boat launch and recovery, rigging of the boat, capsize recovery in deeper water, sail a triangular course, basic sailing rules and theory. More information about the courses is available on the Discover Sailing website.

Course Dates

Courses will next run from February 3rd 2024 - April 6th 2024. All courses are run on Saturday mornings from 08:30 to 11:30am.

Course Fees

$380 Adult

Registering issues

If you have issues registering for this course such needing an Australian sailing number or it say you need to become a member contact

Additional Prerequisite:

Participants must be able to swim at least 50 metres in a life jacket

Course Inclusions

  • 22 hrs tuition with an Australian Sailing qualified instructor
  • Certificate upon graduation
  • Course materials, boats and life jackets are provided

What to Wear

Information on what to wear will be provided upon registration and during the course

Course Limit

Limit of 10 Participants

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Course Overview
This course combines Start Sailing 1 and 2 together.

Course Prerequisites

Water confident.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to begin sailing in a dinghy. All the equipment and gear will be provided by your accredited Discover Sailing Centre.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Start Sailing 1 And Start Sailing 2 completion certificate. 


We recognise that some of our course participants are completing the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award and may be using sailing and/or club membership to complete one or more sections of The Award. To learn more, click here