Learn To Sail

Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron Sailing & Boating Centre

The Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron Sailing & Boating Centre is a family-orientated club and an accredited Discover Sailing Centre that offers courses and opportunities for all skill levels, from beginners to the experienced sailor. The club actively encourages participation and is committed to passing on the skills needed to sail a boat as well as the sportsmanship that goes with it.

We have an option to suit everyone when it comes to learning to love sailing. Whether you are after a short learn-to-sail course or a member’s summer sail program, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron and its team of qualified instructors and race officials can help. It is easy to get into sailing at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. With very little cost or commitment, members can enjoy the marvels of sailing. There’s are a multitude of ways to get involved: learn to sail, social sailing, or even racing. There are dozens of boats every week looking for crew and a new online register simplifies the process all round.

Like most things, its good to try before you buy. With the introduction of Discover Sailing Experiences, you can do just that. For as little as $90 you can book into one of the experience courses. During the three hours you’ll be seeing why millions of people around the world love sailing. 

If you want to learn more about sailing, it’s then time to enrol in one of our many courses. Firstly, its a good idea to decide what style of sailing interests you, The wet, fast and exciting Dinghy sailing or the group environment of Keelboat sailing. Check out our Tackers program for kids, or the Discover Saiing options for Adults 

It’s now time to put these newly acquired skills into action. You can choose to learn advance techniques in a ‘Better Sailing’ course, or participate in a number of other ways. Why not participate in a club race? Either in a dinghy yourself or on a members keel-boat.  Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron also has a some club boats available for your use, these include the Sabre ‘Son of Coco’, 2 x Pacers, 2 x club minnows, 2 x Pacer Pursuit and 15 x Tackers Optis. As well as 3 x windsurfers and 3 x SUPs