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Learn to sail in 2021

Learn to Crew & Learn to Helm Keelboat courses will recommence March 2021.

Start Crewing courses are running regularly at CYC.

Cairns Yacht Club  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 2 days with 8 hours of instruction each day including in classroom and on board . With your Start Crewing certification you will 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 a date to be advised. The introductory price for each course is $275. This includes all materials, lessons, insurance, certification.

Please contact the office on 4031 2750 to register your expression of interest.

Tackers Friday Fun Days back after Easter.

Tackers sessions on Fridays 4-6pm are aimed at 6 -13 year olds. Families are welcome to join the fun.

A 10 week term cost is $170, speak to our organisers for more info on these sessions.

Start Sailing 1 & 2 Dinghy course Jan 18-20th. Contact the office for info.

This program will run over 3 days and is designed to teach all the key skills required to sail a small sailing vessel safely.