Start Sailing 1 course is for Juniors aged 13 and above including Adults of any age learning the basics of sailing in a Pacer Dinghy.
The Feb 2024 course is FULLY BOOKED. You can go on the waiting list for next season Feb 2025 by downloading the 2024 Application, complete it (without payment details) and send a copy to email@example.com requesting to go on the Waiting List for next season Feb 2025The Sail Training Coordinator (Dale Collings) will always acknowledge if received, so if no acknowledgment then you need to followup with him on 0415 595 754.
If you have any questons or wish to be placed on a waiting list, contact the Sail Training Coordinator (as above).
Sessions are all on Saturday mornings from 8:30 am to 11:30 am commencing 1st Saturday in February 2024 then each Saturday to the end of April 2024 (excluding all Public Holiday long weekends) .
This is our most popular course each year being the warmest time of the year with the best weather to Learn to Sail.
The club provides all the boats and safety equipment and experienced Qualified Instructors and Assistants. Other general details can be found on our Learn to Sail page of our MSC website (click on this link).
Mordialloc Sailing Club is a very family friendly club and it is not uncommon for the parents to be learning in this course while the juniors aged 6 to 12 years are learning in the Tackers program at the same time.
This course introduces participants to dinghy sailing and its fundamental skills so they learn terminology and equipment and practice launching and returning to shore and capsize recovery.
Who should do this course?
This course is designed for participants who wish to begin sailing in a dinghy. All the equipment and gear will be provided by your accredited Discover Sailing Centre.
You will gain your Start Sailing 1 completion certificate.
We recognise that some of our course participants are completing the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award and may be using sailing and/or club membership to complete one or more sections of The Award. To learn more, click here.