Keelboat Courses

Some of our Adult Courses are run subject to demand – Contact us to express your interest in a course!

Start Crewing & Helming

This is an introduction to the basics of sailing on a small boat, including boat handling, safety, sailing theory, and touches on other essential areas including weather, tides and other general safety procedures and rules. This course focuses more exclusively on the elements of helming and crewing to support your skill development. This course is recommended for aspiring crew and skippers. Start Crewing and Helming runs concurrent with Tackers starting on the second week of Tackers, if you have kids you can learn to sail at the same time!

WHEN:
30 Apr – 4 Jun 2017, 7 Sunday Mornings, 09:00 – 15:00 – BOOK NOW
16 Jul – 20 Aug 2017, 7 Sunday Mornings, 09:00 – 15:00 – BOOK NOW
8 Oct – 12 Nov 2017, 7 Sunday Mornings, 09:00 – 15:00 – BOOK NOW

PRICING:
$395.00 RQYS Members or $430.00 Non-Members

Start Skippering

This course is designed to advance your sailing skills and safety knowledge to enable you to sail unsupervised in sheltered waters, and is for those who’ve completed Start Sailing 1 & 2, Start Crewing & Helming, or those who’ve acquired sufficient experience and understanding elsewhere. For ages 16 – adult only.

WHEN:
17 & 18 Jun 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW
16 & 27 Aug 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW
18 & 29 Nov 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW

PRICING:
$195.00

Spinnakers

This course covers all aspects of handling and trimming (adjustment) of symmetrical and asymmetrical spinnakers, and is recommended for those who’ve completed Start Sailing 1 & 2, Spinnakers, or those who’ve acquired sufficient sailing experience and understanding elsewhere. For ages 16 – adult only.

WHEN:
None Scheduled – Contact RQYS with Expression of Interest

PRICING:
$195.00

Start Racing

This course is an introduction to sail racing, and is for those who have completed Start Sailing 1 & 2, Start Crewing & Helming, or those who’ve acquired sufficient experience and understanding elsewhere. For ages 16 – adult only.

WHEN:
7 & 8 April 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW
24 & 25 Jun 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW
9 & 10 Sep 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW
2 & 3 Dec 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 – BOOK NOW

PRICING:
$195.00