Discover Sailing and Start Crewing at CCYS

Start Crewing courses are running every month at Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron (CCYS).

CCYS and Cairns Yacht Club (CYC) are excited to be running these sailing courses under the guidance of Australian Sailing.

You will be instructed by our Australian Sailing qualified Instructors. The courses run over a weekend with 6 hours of instruction each day including in classroom and on board . With your Start Crewing certification you will become a member of Australian Sailing and be able to competently understand your role when crewing on a keelboat, including the basics of sailing, boat handling, safety and sailing theory. Once you have completed Start Crewing you can look at expanding your knowledge and experience by joining existing cruising and racing yachts here in Cairns and by taking further Discover Sailing courses with us.

The next Start Crewing course will be held on Sat August 20th and Sunday August 21st at CCYS. The introductory price for each course is $250. This includes all materials, lessons, insurance, certification and graduation dinner. Bargain!!!

Please register by clicking on this link