Gosford Sailing Club runs a programme for adults designed to take the novice sailor through a series of sailing days & lessons, building up knowledge, experience and confidence.
Our Discover Sailing Days are a fun way to decide if you like sailing, and participate weekly without outlaying high costs.
DISCOVER SAILING EXPERIENCE
This is an afternoon onboard one of our Magic yachts and racing with the Saturday fleet. You don’t need to know how to sail as there is an experienced guide onboard to show you the ropes!
Days: Saturday afternoons
Cost: FREE to start
Bookings: by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
BYO sailing gear
START CREWING – 12 HOURS
This is the first step on the Keelboat pathway and introduces you to the basics of sailing on a small yacht including boat handling, safety and sailing theory. It includes basic sailing terminology and rules, basic knots, tacking and gybing, man overboard recovery.
Days: generally Sundays – over 2 weeks, with a morning and afternoon session
Cost: $485 including log books etc.
COASTAL NAVIGATION THEORY – 6 WEEKS
This course will cover chartwork as well as delve into the basic plottings on GPS.
Nights: 6.30pm to 9.30pm Thursdays starting 18th September 2014
POWERBOATING – PRACTICAL (3 HRS), THEORY (3 HRS)
To understand the basics to gain your Roads & Maritime Powerboat Licence
Dates: 16th September (6.30 to 9.30pm) & 20 September (8.30am to 11.30am)
Cost: $185pp including logbooks etc