Adult Learn to Sail at Takapuna

Takapuna Boating Club will have you sailing around our beautiful ocean backyard in no time, with our 5 week Learn to Sail courses for adults.

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.

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 15years 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.

Upcoming Courses:

Sunday 7th August - 9am-12pm



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If these times/dates don't work or you have missed out, Register your interest today and we will contact you with details of future courses.

If you have any queries, please contact Leanne at or (09) 489-6941