During the course you will learn the basic nautical terminology, how to steer the yacht and handle the sails. We also teach you how to tie knots, handle ropes and use the winches. You will learn how to be safe on board and use the correct safety equipment.
You also learn about anchoring, docking and mooring.
The weekend will be spent sailing around the Gold Coast area in the broadwater, and in the open ocean if conditions permit.
At the end of the course you will understand the basics of yachting and be awarded a certificate to put in your logbook. This is a great fun course and a fantastic way of seeing if sailing is for you. Bring the whole family along as there is no minimum age for Start Yachting.
1 weekend(2 days and 2 nights)
per person and includes all meals and accommodation onboard.
+61 447 222 767
Mainstay Sailing, through its owners, directors and all its staff will deliver the highest level of training and services to its customers and associates. We will keep up to date with the latest available equipment and technology, and share the information and knowledge to improve the enjoyment and safety in sailing, cruising and in boating in general. We will do our best to make it fun and interesting and stimulate a spirit of adventure in the process. We will tailor our teaching style and methods to cater for persons of all abilities and learning styles.
PRINCIPAL & CHIEF INSTRUCTOR