578 Royal Esplanade, Manly, Q 4179

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Learn the Art of Sailing at Manly’s Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

Whether you have been looking for a new hobby for yourself or searching for a fun activity for your son or daughter, look no further than the sailing academy at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. Sailing is a fun way to get outdoors, enjoy Australia’s incredible coastline and learn more about everything from the wind and the weather to tidal patterns. It’s also a fantastic source of exercise, and with RQYS, the process of learning sailing in Manly is fun too.

Why Choose the RQYS Sailing Academy as the Provider of Your Manly Sailing Education

If you are interested in learning how to sail, then you have probably already looked around at other sailing academies, schools, classes and programs. What makes the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Sailing Academy the place to learn sailing in Manly? Here are a few of the reasons you might decide to choose us:

  • Our instructors: To become a great sailor, you first need a great instructor. You will find more than one at RQYS. We have a passionate and enthusiastic team of instructors and coaches—all of whom are experienced and skilled sailors who are committed to making courses both fun and educational.
  • Courses for both adults and kids: Some Manly sailing programs are geared specifically towards children. Others are more advanced and are only open to adults. At the RQYS Sailing Academy, we believe that sailing is a true all-ages pursuit. Thus, our schedule consistently includes a range of different courses for both kids and adults. Enrol your child in a fun ‘Sail and Play’ session, or sign yourself up for a private lesson or two.
  • Other activities: Don’t be surprised if your first sailing voyages around Manly turns you into a maritime enthusiast. At RQYS, because we love all water sports, our classes go beyond just sailing. You can easily spend an entire summer at our sailing academy, learning the ins and outs of various fun-filled water activities.

Add the beautiful scenery that surrounds our yacht club and the relaxed environment that emphasises fun and personal improvement and the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is the perfect place to learn sailing in Manly.

Enrol with Our Sailing Academy Today

If you are interested in choosing a Manly sailing course for yourself, your kids, or the entire family, feel free to reach out and get in touch with us at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. Our sailing academy schedules course and program dates frequently and far in advance, making them easy to plan into even the busiest schedules.

Not sure which course is right for you? We can help you on that front, too. Whether you are an experienced sailor or have never been on a boat before, there is a class at the RQYS Sailing Academy for you. To learn more, give us a call today on +61 7 3396 8666 or email