Complete Package, courses 1,2 and 3 - The Full Monty - The complete package not only gives you complete confidence in your ability and knowledge that you have covered every facet of the sailing basics. This course represents terrific value, both in time on the water as well as equipment. As well as 3 weekends sailing taken in your own time, you will also receive the complete navigation package, our 6 part learn to sail theory course, Log book, hat, sailing gloves and 3 twilight sailing evenings on board with our twilight crew. The cost for this packaged represents a total saving of 30%.
Private Lessons - (minimum 3 hours)- Individual lessons with a private instructor can offer you one to one tuition in a totally private environment. Male and female instructors available, minimum sailing time is 3 hours, alternatively come along with 4 other friends and we will design a weekend course to suit all your abilities. Price depends on the chosen vessel.
Ladies Lessons - (minimum 3 hours) - All the above courses are suitable for ladies we even supply lady instructors if required. Learn to sail without getting yelled at, practice man overboard so you can go back to pick him up (guaranteed to improve life insurance premiums!) Bring along your friends for a girl's weekend of fun and enlightenment.
AYF Coastal /Offshore Skipper - Yachtmaster preparation - 3 days on board - Learn skills that will enable you to charter your own yacht anywhere in the world. Discounts offered to pupils who complete this course on their first and subsequent solo charters. Included in this course is an offshore sail to places such as Port Stephens and back, night sailing preparation of yacht for sea, organization of watches at sea, deck work, navigation, meteorology, maintenance, emergency situations, docking and mooring, passage planning, radio heaving to. This course is a must for the dedicated sailor, individual programs can be undertaken whilst on our annual passage to Hamilton Island or onboard our other trips to Coffs Harbour, Southport, Port Stephens and beyond - prices vary from trip to trip.
Offshore Courses/Cruises/Races, Offshore Sailing Adventures - Let us take you offshore to exciting destinations. Travel to Sydney Harbour for a short holiday or venture further afield to the Whitsundays on our annual pilgrimage north. Individual places available on trips to Jervis bay, Southport, Hamilton Island, Coffs harbour etc. Register for our newsletter to receive information on these trips as they appear
Personalised programs - Come with a group of friends and let us take you to Port Stephens or Jervis Bay for the weekend. From the seasoned sailor to the first time adventurer. Sail offshore with fully qualified instructors and learn their world wide knowledge gained from many ocean crossings. Hear their stories of battling storms on the high seas and visiting dangerous places. AYF certificates available for coastal skipper, seamiles recorded for yachtmaster examinations.
Queensland Offshore Adventure Program - The yachts are fully equipped for offshore racing, complete with spinnaker, liferaft, EPIRB, lifejackets etc. Price includes insurance, race entry fees, meals where applicable, personnel safety gear. Come and join us for part or all of the above for the experience of a lifetime. Training given for AYF certificates. Register for our newsletter to receive information on these trips as they appear
Spinnaker Workshop - Need to gain confidence, feeling a little rusty or have never flown a spinnaker before this course includes theory on types of spinnaker, cloth weights and wind strengths. The practical course will show you how to pack spinnakers for racing, techniques in keeping it flying, steering to a spinnaker, using snuffers, spinnaker poles, gybing and racing techniques. Mastering how to get the most exhilaration out of sailing.
Racing Workshop - If you need to brush up on Techniques in starting, mark rounding, sail setting, covering rules, maneuvering at speed, light wind and strong wind sailing. Picking the right end of the starting line is always a tricky one, weight distribution. Bring along your own crew and even your own boat.
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