578 Royal Esplanade, Manly, Q 4179

+61 7 3396 8666


june, 2022

This is a repeating event

27jun9:00 amTackers 1, 2 & 39:00 am

Event Details

Tackers 1
An introduction to sailing for children who’ve not completed a Tackers course before. The students learn the basics of sailing Optimists in a pair, learning boat handling skills, and the essential background sailing theory that will allow the students the freedom of sailing the small boats with guidance from the RQYS Instructors.

Tackers 2
For those who’ve completed Tackers 1. Tackers 2 consolidates the experiences and knowledge gained in Tackers 1 and introduces skills and knowledge that will enable students to safely and competently sail a small boat in controlled conditions (light winds, enclosed waters) with limited guidance.

Tackers 3
Introducing Tackers 2 graduates to competitive sailing. Tackers 3 builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the Tackers 1 & 2, and will enable the child to manoeuvre the boat efficiently in light to moderate conditions. The students learn more advanced boat handling skills, basic racing skills, and boat maintenance to prepare them for RQYS Green Fleet.


More information HERE


(Monday) 9:00 am


Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

578 Royal Esplanade, Manly


RQYS Sailing