Tackers 1 - Having Fun Term 2 - 2 for 1


Ages 7-12 Saturdays 8:30am-11:30am April 20th, 27th, May 11th, 18th, 25th, June 1st, 8th No Experience Required! 2 kids for the price of 1 $400 total **Registration needs to be in your child's name** See below for more details

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What to bring:
Sailing Gear Guide

- Hat
- Sunnies
- Water Bottle
- Swimmers
- Shoes that can get wet and wont fall off
- Towel
- Change of clothes
- Rain Coat (if raining)


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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