RYA Start Yachting Weekend

From AUD $795.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Port Geographe Marina, Busselton, WA

If you have never sailed a yacht before but want to have a go, then Start Yachting is the course for you. This course teaches you the basics of sailing a cruising yacht whilst you enjoy two days and one night onboard with all meals provided.

What will I learn?

During the course you will learn the basic nautical terminology, how to steer the yacht and handle the sails. We also teach you how to tie knots, handle ropes and use the winches. You will learn how to be safe on board and use the correct safety equipment. 

The weekend will be spent sailing around Geographe Bay with a night on a mooring or in the marina.

What do I get?

You will receive a complimentary RYA Logbook and at the end of the course you will understand the basics of yachting and be awarded the RYA Start Yachting Certificate to put in your logbook. 

What do I need to Bring?

The course includes accommodation onboard and all meals and we will send you a copy of our joining instructions when you book.  These tell you what to bring and where our yacht is located.

Is there anything I need to do before the course?

The RYA Start Yachting course does not require anything to be done beforehand.

This course is great fun and a fantastic way of seeing if sailing is for you. Bring the whole family along as there is no minimum age for Start Yachting.

Sailing courses operate with a maximum of 5 students and one instructor.

Contact us on 0412 060 130 or email sailing@oceanwest.net.au