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note- yOU NEED TO BE A MEMBER OF aUSTRALIAn sAILING TO DO THESE COURSES. iF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO JOIN AS PART OF THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.
Here are links to the 2023-24 training programmes for Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club members which may grow as the season progresses.
If you are not currently a member of Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club :-
Sail Training to start the summer.
All courses are held from our clubhouse on Kosciusko Road, and are all part of the Australian Sailing Discover Sailing program, with registered and experienced instructors. The aim of all the sail training is to have fun and be safe, with plenty of time on the water, experiencing the magic of the wind and how sailing boats work.
Join us on an early course over January to get most out of the summer months ahead!
These courses have a minimum requirement of 5 participants and set maximums depending on the course. Participants must be able to swim 50 metres in a buoyancy aid.
OutThere Sailing 1 - Ages 12 to 17 Beginners
This course is designed to expose the youth to a variety of water sports including sailing on our Opti dinghies, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and an introductory into handling the rescue boat. The course (weather dependent) involves on-water and classroom-based activities all located at the Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club.
Learn To Sail 1 – Adult Beginners
This course is for adults how are keen to give sailing ago and is welcome to everyone. Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club's qualified instructors will teach you the basics of sailing but also how to set up and pack up the boat. We will provide a comprehensive range of training tailored to suit you and our aim is to make sailing fun and enjoyable for all. The course also entails a theory component of sailing which will be held at the Lake Jindabyne Sailing Club.
SheSails – Beginners
A course for girls and women who want to learn to sail or get on the water with friends in a safe a fun spacer. The instructors are women with a passion for sailing and the Corsair boats are perfect for the course as they can have 4 people sailing together!
Better Sailing 2 – Tricks and Techniques
A follow-on-course from Learn to Sail 1 or She Sails, this course gives more time on the water, teaches more comprehensive skills in the boat, and more lake / wind theory.
Tackers 1 – Beginners
For kids aged 7-12 who have no or very little experience with sailing. They will be sailing the remarkable Opti dinghy, a boat designed to learn with, but also can be raced. It’s one of the world’s biggest fleets, sailed pretty much where there is water!
Tackers 2 – Tricks and Technique
This course is for anyone who has completed a Tackers 1 course at a participating Australian Sailing School. Kids will expand their knowledge of sailing to how to trim the sailing and intermediate sailing techniques. For this course each child will sailing alone in our Opti Dinghies.
Tackers 3 – Sail Fast
This course aims to build on skills learned in Tackers 2 and focuses on advanced sailing skills through games and adventures on the water.
Green Fleet – Regular practise
For adults, teens or kids who have completed all courses suitable for their age, and want to practise in a non-race environment with a rescue boat on the water. Boats sailed are Optimists, Lasers and Corsairs.