Tackers 1

This program is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to dinghy sailing for primary school kids.  The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge.

Sailors Competencies

When I’m on the water I can……

  • Dress for the conditions including the right PFD, sunscreen, hat and footwear
  • Swim 25 meters in a PFD
  • Right a capsized boat
  • Leave and return back to the beach
  • Be towed around behind a rescue boat
  • Avoid other boats
  • Recognise the ‘no go zone’
  • Reach around a figure of 8 course
  • Stop my boat and get it going again
  • Pull my mainsheet in without using my teeth!

And when I’m on shore I can……

  • Name the main parts of my boat
  • Tie a ‘figure of 8’ knot
  • Point to where the wind is coming from
  • Respect the boats I’m using

 

Courses

Commences on
23rd April 2018
@ 08:30 AM

Sessions
  1. Monday 23rd April, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
  2. Tuesday 24th April, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
  3. Thursday 26th April, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
  4. Friday 27th April, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Price: $280.00
Members Price: $280.00

Places available: 11

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Commences on
12th May 2018
@ 08:30 AM

Sessions
  1. Saturday 12th May, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  2. Saturday 19th May, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  3. Saturday 26th May, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  4. Saturday 9th June, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  5. Saturday 16th June, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Price: $280.00
Members Price: $280.00

Places available: 20

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