Schools Sailing

We offer a number of different Schools sailing programs for both Primary and Secondary school aged children. These programs range from introductory courses to race coaching. Programs can be tailored to fit your school needs dependent on numbers and sailing ability.

If you don’t live in the city, why not let us come to you? Organise for The Boatshed to come to you with the Mobile Boatshed program which can visit regional locations and teach anyone to sail.

The programs that we offer include:

Start Sailing 1 and 2

This course will bring you from a complete novice to a knowledgeable sailor. For Adults/Teenagers. An accredited 20 hours Small Boat Sailing Basic Skills 2 program. 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.

Better Sailing

This course is for those people who have completed Start sailing 2. This course will add to the skills learnt in Start Sailing 2, increasing your boat handling skills and giving you the skills needed to get into a start racing course.

Start racing

The aim of this course is to introduce Dinghy sailors to competitive sailing. The Course focuses on refining enhanced boat handling skills including speed control and manoeuvres. Introducing basic racing tactics and strategies.

Teams Racing Coaching

The aim of this course is to introduce sailors to competitive team sailing. The course focuses on learning the rules, strategies and tactics of  team racing.


For more information on Primary introductory and accredited courses click here

For more information on Secondary introductory and accredited courses click here