Junior Sailing Holiday Camps
Woollahra Sailing Club, conducts school holiday camp programs for children aged between 7 and 14 years covering an array of water based and sailing activities, as well as fun games and team building exercises over four full days of fun on Sydney Harbour. The courses are run during all major school holiday periods throughout the year.
Our courses are fun, safe and fully supervised by qualified Yachting Australia instructors.
The cost includes instruction, boat usage and certificate.Please note: A late enrolment fee of $30 applies to enrolments received less than 14 days prior to commencement of each program.
Program Schedule (example)
Our schedule for the camp will be reactive to the conditions, we try and teach the hardest things in the best weather where possible. All our instructors are trained and accredited by Australian Sailing (formerly Yachting Australia)
Morning: Intro-wind, water, waves, safety, basic rules, Boat Awareness – Lifting, rigging, getting in and out of boat, centreboard, balance, parts of boat, steering, & paddling.
Afternoon: Tacking and Gybing, Capsizing – talk and practice.
Morning: Sail trimming, wind direction Points of Sail.
Afternoon: On-water games (consolidation).
Morning: Advanced Points of Sail, Man Overboard drills.
Afternoon: Mini races – Fun races, on-water games (follow the leader etc)
Morning: Sailing drills, assesments and On-Water games.
Later Lunch at Clifton Gardens
Afternoon: Picnic and games at Clifton Gardens
What to Bring
Each participant will need to bring:
- Spray jacket or/and wetsuit
- A change of warm clothes
- Sunscreen and hat
- Old shoes or rubber boots for sailing
- A packed lunch and drink (including snacks) Towel, Board shorts or swimmers
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