Discover Sailing at LSBC
The Loch Sport Boat Club provides a Sail Training Program to promote safe & fun sailing for all ages. The program is held for 4 days early in January and in autumn and has been a tremendous success for years since it was introduced.
The club is an accedited Yachting Australia "Discover Sailing" centre and delivers the Dinghy program Start Sailing and Better Sailing courses with our own Yachting Australia qualified instructors. Dinghies are small sailing boats and a great way to get into sailing. Sailing a dinghy can be fun and exhilarating and this program has been developed to provide a safe introduction to dinghy sailing. Dinghies are ideal for juniors, youth and adults to learn the basics of sailing and racing.
Start Sailing 1
Your Discover Sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment.
Basic clothing and equipment selection, sailing terminology, boat launch and recovery, capsize recovery in shallow water.
Start Sailing 2
Your Discover Sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. You are now equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery.
Rigging of the boat, capsize recovery in deeper water, sail a triangular course, basic sailing rules and theory.
Discover Sailing in stronger winds as you develop the skills required to get maximum speed from your dinghy. Your journey speeds up as you experience the thrill of trapezing and using a spinnaker.
Towing, capsize recovery of inverted boat, use of spinnakers and trapeze, understand and identify weather and environmental conditions.
Learn to Sail - Dinghy
Dinghies are small sailing boats and a great way to get into sailing. Sailing a dinghy can be fun and exhilarating and this Program has been developed to provide a safe introduction to dinghy sailing.
- Juniors need to have parental permission
- Club dinghies available
- Class sizes are limited
Discover Sailing Jan 2017
Australian Yachting Sailing Course over four days
Instructor - Reinier Lolkema
Open to adults and juniors catering for beginner sailors and past students
Cost $180 Next course Monday 2nd - Friday 6th of January 2017
Enquiries & Bookings, Phone 0459 021 763, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Morning Sail Training
Greg will be looking after the Saturday morning sailing at Loch Sport Boat Club for the coming season. Saturday morning sailing will commence on Saturday the 12th of November from 10 am to 12md for our junior sailors and past participants of the sail training program.
It will run throughout the season on the proposed dates listed below
Saturday November 12,
Saturday December 31,
Friday January 27,
Saturday February 11th,
Saturday March 11,
Saturday March 25th
April Easter Saturday 15th
SATURDAY SAILING FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE DISCOVER SAILING COURSE, WHO MAY USE THE CLUB DINGHIES