Stawell – Lake Fyans – Stawell Yacht Club

Stawell Yacht Club invites the Mobile Boatshed to run Tackers

Thanks to Stawell Yacht Club, The Mobile Boatshed will be in Stawell at Lake Fyans on the 22 – 25 January 2018 after a successful launch in 2017! We will again be offering courses for kids, teenagers & adults delivered by our experienced & friendly qualified Australian Sailing instructors.

Tackers 1, 2 & 3 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).


Tackers 1 – Having Fun (beginner level) – $255 (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:  22 – 25  January 2018 – 8:30am – 1:00pm     Click to Enrol!


Tackers 2 – Tricks and Techniques – $255 (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. Book before 31 October 2017 for the special EARLY BIRD RATE of only $245! 

Course Dates:

Summer School Holidays:  22 – 25  January 2018 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm     Click to Enrol!


Tackers 3 – Sailing fast – $255 (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: 22 – 25 January 2018  – 1:30pm – 6:00pm  Click to Enrol!


Adult /teenage Start Sailing 1 & 2  (beginner level) – $295

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:  22 – 25  January 2018 – 8:30am – 1:00pm     Click to Enrol!