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– Tackers 2

“Tricks & Techniques”

Tackers 2 – Tricks & Techniques is for those who’ve completed Tackers 1.  Tackers 2 consolidates the experiences and knowledge gained in Tackers 1 and introduces skills and knowledge that will enable students to safely and competently sail a small boat in controlled conditions (light winds, enclosed waters) with limited guidance.  The children get a great sense of achievement by learning to sail a boat on their own!

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 . . .

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!!!