Paynesville – Gippsland Lakes Yacht Club

The Mobile Boatshed returns to Paynesville

Tackers 1

Due to the positive response the Mobile Boatshed has received in Paynesville we will be returning this September, January and Easter with 15 Opti’s accompanied by 6 pacers for Adults and Teenagers learn to sail programs (see below for dates).

Tackers 1 – Having Fun (beginner level) – $280

7-12 years – 20 hour program – $280 – Introduction to fun sailing and confidence on water for those just starting. What to Bring – Clothing applicable to the weather and that you are happy to get wet, footwear you are happy to get wet, change of clothes and footwear, towel, snack lunch.

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays: 2 -6 Jan 2017 8:30 – 12:30

Easter School Holidays: 9 – 13 April 2017 8:30 – 12:30  CLICK TO ENROL

Tackers 2 (Tricks and Techniques) – $330

Sailing Solo, $330  (7-12 years)- Be ready for better sailing, tricks, techniques and sailing safely by yourself and starting to learn about how to race. For those Kids that have completed Tackers 1 .

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 Jan 2017   1:00 – 17:00

Easter School Holidays: 9 – 13 April 2017 13:00 – 17:00   CLICK TO ENROL

Tackers 3 (Sailing fast) – $330

Sail Fast and get into racing, $330 (7-12 years old). Tackers 3 is all about how to sail as fast as you can. We will introduce some racing concepts but still keep the competitive element out of Tackers. For anyone who has completed Tackers 2 and feeling comfortable sailing by themselves.

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 Jan 2017   1:00pm – 5:00pm

Easter School Holidays: 9 – 13 April 2017 13:00 – 17:00   CLICK TO ENROL

Adult /teenage Start Sailing 1 & 2  (beginner level) – $330

Why not also learn to sail whilst your kids sail! Start Sailing 1 & 2 is Adults/Teenagers (13+). At the end of the course we expect you to be able to jump on any boat, big or small and be a valuable sailing member. The course is delivered in our Pacers or in your own boat.

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 Jan 2017    8:30am – 12:30pm

Easter School Holidays: 9 – 13 April 2017 8:30 – 12:30  CLICK TO ENROL

Better Sailing (12 places only) Intermediate level – $330

(Teenagers and Adults) For Graduates of Tackers 3 and for Teenagers and Adults who have done Start sailing 1 + 2 or have had some prior sailing experience.

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 Jan 2017   1:00pm – 5:00pm

Easter School Holidays: 9 – 13 April 2017 8:30 – 12:30   CLICK TO ENROL

The Boatshed supplies the Ozi Opti Tackers boats, PFD1 life jackets and instructors. We include Fruit, cordial and a sausage sizzle each day. At the completion of the course all kids receive a certificate and photo.

What sailors need to bring: Bathers, Towel, Wetsuit (if available), Shorts (also ideal over wetsuit for protection), polyester shirts and tops recommended, windproof and waterproof jacket, old sneakers or wetsuit boots, sailing gloves (if available, bike golf gloves etc are good).

Parents are encouraged to stay and help but not compulsory.

Please get you registration in as early as possible, payment can be made at a late date before the course starts.

Other upcoming Courses:

Stay tuned for season 16/17 Easter dates!