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 TWILIGHT EXPERIENCE
This is an afternoon onboard one of our Magic yachts and racing with the Wednesday twilight sailing fleet. You don’t need to know how to sail as there is an experienced guide onboard to show you the ropes!
Days: Wednesday afternoons from 15 October 14
Cost: $25 including a drink voucher for the bar after
Bookings: by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
BYO sailing gear, PFD (lifejacket) provided. You can do this up to 3 times, then either join the Club or the Saturday Keelboat Programme
THE KEELBOAT COURSE
Discover Keelboating and Learn to Sail while participating in the Saturday afternoon racing on Brisbane Waters. This is a complete and unique course, where you can learn at your own pace. It includes mainsail & headsail trim as well as spinnaker handling and all the requirement of the Yachting Australia course in Keelboats.
Includes: 12 x 4 hour water sessions (doesn’t have to be consecutive) 3 x 2.5 hour theory evenings Yachting Australia Logbook, course notes and certificates Gosford Sailing Club sailing membership
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 23 October 2014
POWERBOATING – PRACTICAL (3 HRS), THEORY (3 HRS)
To understand the basics to gain your Roads & Maritime Powerboat Licence Dates: 16th October (6.30 to 9.30pm) & 19 October (8.30am to 11.30am)
Cost: $185pp including logbooks etc