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– Tackers 1

Tackers 1“Having Fun”




In Tackers 1 – Having Fun kids sail in pairs, meet new friends and are introduced to the basics of sailing and the marine environment.  The course is all about having fun and getting out on the water. The children will learn boat handling skills, about safety & rules as well as sailing theory.

The course is 20 hours of instruction, broken into a number of sessions depending upon the course structure.

After School Activity (Term Time): We take advantage of daylight savings during Spring & Summer and run an 8-week program with each session 2.5hours in duration.  We start at the Club at 3:45pm and finish at 6:15pm.

Weekend Mornings (Term Time):  On either Saturday or Sunday mornings (dependent on the season) we run an 8-week program with 2.5hour sessions.  The  program starts at 9:00am through until 11:30am in Spring/Summer and 9:30am to 12:00noon in Autumn/Winter.

School Holidays: Tackers 1 & 2 programs run in the school holidays.  The October school holiday program is run over four days – Tuesday to Friday – with each daily session 5 hours in duration – 9:30am to 2:30pm.  The January school holiday program is run over five days – Monday to Friday – with each daily session 4 hours in duration 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Check out our COURSE DATES for full details of the dates and times for our programs and you can enrol online . . .


The course fee of $275.00 includes the following:

  • 20hours of instruction by Australian Sailing qualified Instructors & Assistant Instructors
  • Use of our Tackers OziOpti boats and equipment
  • Use of a child’s PFD/life jacket during the course
  • Weekly home activity sheets
  • BBQ sausage sizzle on the final day
  • Certificate of Completion

That works out at only $13.75 per hour of tuition!!!