Point Leo – Point Leo Boat Club

 

Thanks to Point Leo Boat Club, The Mobile Boatshed will be returning to Point Leo in January 2018!  We will again be offering courses for kids, teenagers & adults delivered by our experienced & friendly qualified Australian Sailing instructors.

Tackers 1 & 2 programs are the main accredited introductory kids sailing courses recognised by Australian Sailing, suitable for ages 7 years – 12 years old. For participants that are 12 years and older wishing to get into sailing  we offer the Start Sailing 1 + 2 course, delivered in off the beach dinghies (Pacers). For those who have completed Start Sailing 1 + 2 and are ready to go fast we are offering the Australian Sailing Better Sailing program.  


Tackers 1 – Having Fun (beginner level) – $330 (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:

Summer School Holidays:  16 – 19  January 2018 – 8:30am – 1:00pm     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:

Summer School Holidays:  16 – 19  January 2018 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm     Click to Enrol!


Tackers 3 – Sailing fast – $330 (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:

Summer School Holidays:  16 – 19  January 2018 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm     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 for adults/teenagers (12+). 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:  16 – 19  January 2018 – 8:30am – 1:00pm     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:

Summer School Holidays:  16 – 19  January 2018 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm     Click to Enrol!


 

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).

 

The Boatshed supplies the Ozi Opti Tackers and Pacer boats, PFD1 life jackets and instructors. We include Fruit, cordial and a sausage sizzle each day. Our Lifejacket swim is also held in front of the Yacht club and at the completion of the course all kids receive a certificate.