Tackers 1 - Saturday Term 1


Sat 17 Feb 2024 09:00 — Sat 13 Apr 2024 12:00
Australian Sailing - 3. Tackers 1 - Having Fun

Course information

Registrations for this course are closed.

Tackers 1

7 week Saturday Morning Program

Saturday 17/02, 24/02, 02/03, 16/03, 23/03, 06/04 and 13/04

No sailing 09/03 and 30/03

Find out more about Tackers here

For Sibling discount use the code - 20%siblingdiscount

For Member discount use the code - 20%memberdiscount

Course Overview
This course aims to provide children aged 7-12 with a fun, safe and affordable way to get into sailing. 

Course Prerequisites

  • Water confident
  • 7-12 years-old

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to have fun and learn the basics of sailing through games on and off the water.

Course Outcome

By the end of the Tackers 1 course, the participants will be able to:

  • Steer with tiller extension under towing paddling power
  • Tie a figure 8 knot, round twice and two half hitches
  • Tack (push turn)
  • Gybe (pull turn)
  • Reach around a figure of 8 course using both tacking and gybing
  • Sail with tiller extension
  • Sail upwind and downwind by following the safety boat

You will gain your Tackers 1 completion certificate. 

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