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  23 Marieville Esp, Sandy Bay TAS 7005  03 6223 1977

Australian Sailing – Start Crewing Course

Upcoming Courses

23 February to 28 February 2021 – REGISTER HERE

9 March to 14 March 2012 – REGISTER HERE

Derwent Sailing Squadron members please login to your mySailor HERE before registering then enter the discount code DSSMEMBER to receive a 10% discount. 

Course Overview

The first step on the Keelboat pathway introduces you to the basics of sailing on a small keelboat, including boat handling, safety and sailing theory.

This 12 hour course will be delivered by our Senior Australian Sailing Keelboat Instructor, Greg Brooks. The course will be run over 3 days, with 2 evening sessions and then 1 full day sailing experience on our well appointed Sailtrain boat, the ‘EOS’, a Farr 38 IMS.

At the end of the course you will have completed the following sailing elements towards your sailing competencies:

Course Prerequisites

Water confident.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to begin sailing in a keelboat. Learn the basics, whilst staying relatively dry! All the equipment and gear will be provided by your accredited Discover Sailing Centre.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Start Crewing completion certificate.

Price:

$390.

Derwent Sailing Squadron members please login to your mySailor HERE before registering then enter the discount code DSSMEMBER to receive a 10% discount.

What to bring

You will need to bring warm clothing, thermals, spray jacket, non- marking shoes, sailing gloves, hat, beanie and sun block.

An inflatable PFD yoke and harness is provided.