Learn to Windsurf at Mordialloc Sailing Club

Mordialloc Sailing Club runs a learn to windsurf course throughout our regular sailing season which starts the first week of October and runs till the end of April. It consists of 6 x 2 hour sessions on a Saturday morning from 9:30 – 11:30.

The course is run one on one with one instructor and one student.  Individual tailoring can be done regarding dates, time and learning goals.  Please contact us to discuss.

Windsurfer equipment can be provided by Mordialloc Sailing club.  If you have your own equipment usage of this can be discussed.

The course will cover:

Safety methods both on and off the water

Setup, rigging and care of the equipment

Basic sailing across the wind

Tacking or being able to turn up into the wind

Gybing and being able to turn down with the wind

Training Fees

Non Member                             $360

Existing Member                       $290

 

Training fees consist of:

  • 6 x 2 hour training sessions run by accredited Windsurfing Instructor
  • Use of MSC Windsurfer and PFD’s
  • MSC club polo shirt
  • Link to On Line course notes
  • Mordialloc Sailing Club membership for the half the season the course is run in
  • Membership to Yachting Australia

Club membership provides trainees with full access to all club facilities and privileges.

It is recommended that anyone considering doing the course be:

  • 15 + years of age
  • Able to swim 25m
  • Have a reasonable level of fitness

Weather:

Initially the course will go ahead even if conditions are poor.  There is plenty of theory and onshore practical things to cover.  The later sessions may be rescheduled if conditions are unsuitable.  This can be negotiated at the time.

What to Bring:

Please dress appropriately depending on the weather.  Some days may look warm but the wind can be cold. Bathers, rash vest and board shorts are recommended on warmer days but on the cooler days a wetsuit may be required.  Booties are not essential, but provide foot protection.  Gloves are useful and prevent blisters.  Remember to bring sun screen and a hat.  Towel and clothes to change into, the club facility has showers.

For further information contact our Sail Training Coordinator Dale Collings on 0415 595 754 or training@mordiallocsc.com.au