Sunday Morning – Juniors
Experience the wonder and amazement being with your child as they unlock the puzzles of sailing in an ever changing environment of wind and water, rules, strategy and tactics, friendships that last a lifetime.
STARTER SQUAD – Children aged 7-12 learn to sail in the “Starter Squad” over a 10 week period, some may take longer. There is no pressure. Learning to sail includes game play to build confidence, lots of kids, friendships. A “Starter Squad” fee applies which includes complimentary membership, use of the club boats and a life jacket.
RACE READY SQUAD – Sailors lay the foundations for competition as they learn to sail, race and compete. There is a focus on learning skills in a fun environment to apply to racing when they are ready. The Open Bic is ideal for the fast fun packed drills and is the primary class in this program, providing a fun and exciting class to enjoy the fun based race ready program.
COMPETITION SQUAD – A competitive sailing environment for developing sailors in both the single handed Open Bic and double handed Flying Ant. Many sailors may sail both boats and will evolve with a solid foundation of skills to compete at a high level.
Find Out MoreOur L&D program is a practical way to help your child discover life experiences in a truly great transition from learning to sail to being in control. The program draws from a talent pool of coaches including Australian Sailing athlete, Caitlin Elks, international and national athletes and coaches. The focus is on gaining and building key skills to help the sailors evolve into confident sailors that will feel at home in any fun or competitive sailing environment they choose.
School Holiday Courses
Get a group together and we can do it
This Discover Sailing course will be conducted in Optimists, O'Pen Bics and Pacer dinghies. Run by Yachting Australia accredited instructors, the course provides a structured, safe and fun environment to learn sailing. The two Sunday morning sessions introduces students to the MBSC Learning & Development Program.
Cost - $350 per students (includes a Junior Membership to MBSC for the year)
Saturday Mornings – Adult Learn to Sail
The course is an 8 week program run on Saturday mornings, from 9am- 12pm.
Adult participants will learn to sail in Pacer Dinghy’s.
You are able to learn skills such as:
- Rigging the boat
- Returning to the beach
- How to perform basic manoeuvres
- Correct posture and movements
- Basic Rules of Racing
Adults will be instructed by Yachting Australia qualified coaches.
Those who have completed the course are welcome to arrange to continue to use the club pacers on Sundays to practice their skills or try the afternoon racing!
Our next course starts February 18th, please contact us to book in!
Course cost - $285.
Recommended Read - Start Sailing Right from the Yachting Australia Training Series. Available through Mounts Bay