Ideal for beginners and experienced alike, this 3hr lesson will introduce you to the exciting sport of sailing in a safe and controlled way. The lesson begins with a short safety briefing and an explanation of the basic parts of the yacht, as well as use of clutches, winches, halyards and sheets. You go on to learn how to hoist and trim the sails, sail across the wind, helm the boat on different points of sail and to tack and gybe. A great way to meet new friends, have fun and get out in the sun and salty fresh air! Apres sail refreshments are available in the club's waterside bar. All safety equimpment is provided!What you Get / Programme:10:00 hrs - Safety brief- Plan for the day.- Use of clutches, winches, halyards, sheets.- Explanation of basic parts of the yacht.10:15 hrs - Depart dock- Prepare and hoist sails, - Cruise in to Sydney Harbour.- Sailing across the wind. (Helming, trimming, tacking)13:00 hrs - Return to Middle Harbour Yacht Club for refreshments A Flying Fish Gift Voucher to the value of $100. Redeemable for one year and valid against any course of minimum duration one day. Options include skiing/snowboarding in Canada, windsurfing in Greece or sailing and surfing in Sydney).* PLEASE NOTE:- Please meet outside the Flying Fish office at Middle Harbour Yacht Club at 10:00hrs. - Please bring Waterproof spray jacket, hat, sunglasses, covered non-slip/non-marking deck shoes, sunscreen, water. - Check the weather on the day to see if you will need extra layers – remember it’s usually cooler on the water.
What are you waiting for? Experience the magic of Sydney Harbour in comfort and style on board one of our race-tuned yachts with a 3 hour introduction to Yachting! Get yourself out on the water and into the fresh sea air with Flying Fish Sailing Academy at Middle Harbour Yacht Club!