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!

NEW for the 2017-2018 season. The Tackers packs have been replaced with one new Zhik Tackers pack available from September 2017. This will now be offered for separate purchase from Gipplsand Lakes Yacht Club. The pack includes:

Zhik Tackers Pack

  • Zhik Tackers long-sleeve Rashie
  • Zhik Tackers Hat
  • Zhik Tackers Water bottle
  • Zhik Tackers Bag
  • Zhik Tackers Certificate

 

 


Tackers 1 – Having Fun (beginner level) – $280 (kids 7-12)

An introduction to fun sailing and confidence on water for those just starting out. The kids sail in pairs in small boats. It’s a great way to meet new friends and kids have the chance to sail with others in their group. 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:

Spring School Holidays: 2 – 6 October 2017 9:00 – 13:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 January 2017 9:00 – 13:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Easter School Holidays: 3 – 7 April 2018 8:00 – 12:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Tackers 2 – Tricks and Techniques – $295 (kids 7-12)

Your sailing journey continues with the fun & games while learning heaps of new tricks and techniques. If kids are confident they can sail a boat on their own with lots of support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors. For those Kids that have completed Tackers 1 and are ready for Tackers 2.

Course Dates:

Spring School Holidays: 2 – 6 October 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 January 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Easter School Holidays: 3 – 7 April 2018 13:00 – 17:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Tackers 3 – Sailing fast – $295 (kids 7-12)

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. Learn how to make the boat go faster and play more games, all whilst still under the guidance and supervision of the Instructor and Assistant Instructors. For anyone who has completed Tackers 2 and feeling comfortable sailing by themselves.

Course Dates:

Spring School Holidays: 2 – 6 October 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 January 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Easter School Holidays: 3 – 7 April 2018 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:

Spring School Holidays: 2 – 6 October 2017 9:00 – 13:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 January 2017 9:00 – 13:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Easter School Holidays: 3 – 7 April 2018 8:00 – 12:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Better Sailing (Intermediate level) – $330

For Graduates of Tackers 3 and for Teenagers and Adults who have done Start sailing 1 + 2 or have had some prior sailing experience. Better Sailing will add to the skills in Start Sailing 2, increasing your boat handling skills and giving you the skills needed to get into a start racing course.

Course Dates:

Spring School Holidays: 2 – 6 October 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Summer School Holidays: 2 – 6 January 2017 14:00 – 18:00  CLICK TO ENROL


Easter School Holidays: 3 – 7 April 2018 13:00 – 17:00  CLICK TO ENROL


 

For all courses, The Boatshed supplies the Ozi Opti Tackers boats, PFD1 life jackets and instructors. GLYC provide the Pacers for adult & teenage programs. 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!