This 5 week course will introduce participants to dinghy sailing, teaching the knowledge and skills to go dinghy sailing safely and enjoyably. Centred around having fun and developing a love for sailing as well as building water confidence, this practical course is a great start to your sailing journey.
The course will predominantly be done in RS Quests, but could also include Lasers or other sailing dinghies as suitable. All equipment and personal flotation devices (PFDs) are provided.
The course will follow Yachting New Zealand's internationally accredited Introduction to Sailing Level 1 course, and upon completion participants will receive their Yachting New Zealand Level 1 certificate.
Participants will also receive a short term membership to Takapuna Boating Club for the duration of the course.
Level 1 Weekly Courses
Saturday 11th February (no sailing 18th Feb) - 18th March (Save day - 25th March) 9am-12pm
Sunday 26th February - 26th March - (Save day 2nd April) 9am-12pm
Where: Takapuna Beach in front of Takapuna Boating Club.
When: This is a 5 week course with one 3 hour session per week
Who: Suitable for anyone aged 15 years and over. No previous sailing experience is required. You must be able to swim 50m wearing a lifejacket.
Cost: $300 for active members, $400 for non-members.