School holiday classes

Learn to Sail School Holiday Classes

  • Our School Holiday Sailing Classes provide a safe and fun experience for 8-15 year olds in small dinghy sailing during the school holidays at our club house in West End
  • During this beginner (State Sailing Level 1) course, your child will learn about water safety, the basics of rigging, basic boat handling, and fundamental seamanship skills (weather, knots, terminology etc.).
  • While sailing, juniors will learn the basics of steering, trimming, and weight placement. 
  • The programs foster confidence in boats and water safety, while having a heap of fun with other kids!
  • Our aim is to have happy, confident sailors going home with excited tales of their sailing adventures at the end of each day.
  • All coaches are accredited and experienced in teaching sailing to kids. 


  • Please refer to our Whats On page for details on times and dates.


  • $195 per child over 3 days


  • 8-15 years


  • BYO morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, drinks and snacks.

What to bring

  • Sunscreen, hat, sunnies (no hat, no sail) 
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Clothes you don't mind getting wet in
  • A towel & a change of warm clothes
  • Closed-toe water shoes 
  • Recommended in winter or autumn: a wetsuit/thermal top as the water temperature is cool 
  • All lifejackets and boat equipment is provided at no cost. 

Special needs

  • Please advise our Junior Learn to Sail Coordinator if your child has medical, physical, intellectual or other support needs before finalising your booking in this program as we have limited instructor capacity.

How to enrol