Never set foot on a yacht before but want to have a go? This one day introductory sailing package is the course for you!
At the Southern Cross School of Yachting learn all the aspects of sailing in the simplest and most enjoyable way possible. You will learn to steer the yacht and work the sails as you sail the boat around the beautiful Moreton Bay. steering and using the compass and safety on board. Conducted on board a 40-foot training yachts, this practical, hands-on course will not only teach you the basics of sailing yachts, it will whet your appetite for more!
People per certificate:
Gift certificate covers one person
You will learn to steer the yacht and work the sails as you sail the boat around the beautiful Moreton Bay. The course teaches ropes and knots, how to work the sails and winches, steering and using the compass and safety on board. Students also gain some knowledge of charts and what the buoys and beacons mean. The course also counts towards the RYA Competent Crew Course. Sailing is lots of fun, when you "know the ropes”. This course is Ideal for Bareboat Charter Preparation.
Numbers on day:
There is a maximum of five students on board, plus the instructor.
What to bring/Dress code:
A well fitting cap or hat, sunglasses and sunscreen - A change of clothes in case you get wet - Wear white-soled shoes (deck shoes or trainers) but no hard black soles, thongs or sandals please
Availability: Available all year round | Bookings are essential
The courses may be postponed if there is a weather warning – participants will be called either the evening before or on the morning of the course if this is the case.