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 over the months of December and January and has been a tremendous success for years since it was introduced.
The club is an accedited Australian Sailing "Discover Sailing" centre and delivers the Dinghy program Start Sailing and Better Sailing courses with our own Australian Sailing 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.
The Tackers 1 - Having Fun program will also be run this season.
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.
Tackers 1 - Having Fun
This course aims to provide children aged 7-12 with a fun, safe and affordable way to get into sailing.
This course is designed for participants who wish to have fun and learn the basics of sailing through games on and off the water.
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
The Australian Sailing Courses will be run over December 2023 and January 2024. Please refer below dates.
Instructor - Greg McNeil
Open to adults and juniors catering for beginner sailors and past students
Tackers 1 - Having Fun : Wednesday 27th to Friday 29th December 2023
Start Sailing 1 Training Course : Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th January 2024.
Start Sailing 2 Training Course : Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th January 2024.
The cost for Start Sailing 1 and 2 courses is $170.00. The Tackers course cost to be advised.
For all Enquiries & Bookings, please call Greg McNeil on 0407 833 933 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org