RQ Youth Squad Training

Advance Your Sailing

The RQ Youth Squad including Green Fleet is a development program consisting of young sailors with expertise in various boat classes. This squad brings together diverse fleets, forming a cohesive team. Led by our Head Coach Adrian Finglas and facilitated by our certified Australian Sailing Coaches. The RQ Youth Squad and Green Fleet conduct regular group training sessions during school terms, guiding members towards competitive success at state, national, and even world levels. The program seamlessly integrates with Club Racing, offering ample opportunities for students to engage as part of the club. The squad operates year-round which includes our specialized Green Fleet for beginners who are starting their racing journey.

Our Squads

Green Fleet

RQYS Green Fleet Manly QLD

The Green Fleet program is tailored for novice sailors, featuring dedicated coaching and a distinct curriculum. It serves as the natural progression following Tackers 3 or Start Sailing 1 and 2 courses. Green Fleet operates in both Optimists and Quests, offering boat hire options to newcomers, ensuring accessibility for all aspiring sailors. Our Optimists train on Sundays and Quests on Saturdays. With both having the option to train after school in summer. RQYS membership is a requirement of participation.

RQ Youth Squad

RQYS Youth Squad on Manly QLD

The RQ Youth Squad, comprised of dedicated young sailors, train rigorously on Saturdays and after school in summer.  Boat fleets includes a diverse range of vessels like Optimist, Windsurfers, Wind Foils, RS Feva, ILCA 4, ILCA 6, and 29er’s. RQ Youth Squad emphasizes racing techniques, skills, and drills to prepare them for Club, State, National and even World level competitions. RQYS membership is a requirement of participation.

Times and Prices

Saturday Sunday
8:30am – 11:30am 8:30am – 11:30am
  • Green Fleet Quest
  • Intermediate & Open Opti
  • RS Feva
  • ILCA 4 & ILCA 6
  • 29er
  • Green Fleet Opti
1:00pm – 4:00pm 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Windsurfers
  • Wind Foilers
 Cost for Term
Single Handed Dinghy$235
Double handed Dinghy$180p/p

Term Training Dates