Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or never been on a boat, these sessions aim to introduce more women into the wonderful world of sailing. The course is aimed at all skill levels. It offers a great social time out on the water and also an opportunity to relax and clear your mind!! Women of all ages over 16years are welcome!
PRICE: $65 per person/per session. You can come along once to try sailing, or come back as much as you can!
Includes the use of our sailing equipment including a lifejacket and the services of a dedicated instructor (1:4 ratio).
WHAT TO BRING: Sun protective clothing including a hat (peak caps work best!), enclosed wet shoes, a wind proof jacket on cooler days can be helpful, a spare change of clothes & towel (you might get the odd splash!). We will supply a lifejacket.
EXTRA INFORMATION: You will sail on a Force 24 inshore keelboat with up to three other course participants and an experienced instructor. These small keelboats lean over however they will not capsize as they have a heavy keel under the boat. All sailing is conducted in Belmont Bay near Lake Macquarie Yacht Club and the Belmont 16’s. We sail in most weather conditions except strong winds. Should we not be able to sail on any given day we spend the time working on some sailing theory and other practical skills that can be practiced on the boat whilst in the marina or in the clubhouse.
BOOKING IN: To ensure we have sufficient instructors rostered, we need all bookings & payments in advance.
“BUBBLES” PRESENTATION: Please allow an extra half an hour after the end of your session as we celebrate your achievements with by sticking together for a glass of bubbles in the LMYC Clubhouse. A most important part of your course, you will receive your certificate of completion!