Junior Sail Training at BYS has a long and proud history, with great reputation as a premier learn to sail program; where children become life long participants in the sport, most enjoy it as a recreation and outdoor lifestyle, whilst others have gone on to pursue careers in the sport, becoming World Champions and Olympians too.
Our Junior Sail Training program at BYS is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to dinghy sailing for all children. Junior Sail Training at BYS follows the Australian Sailing ‘Start Sailing’ program that runs through the summer sailing season. Junior Sail Training is a program for Members and Non-Members.
2020/21 Junior Sail Training begins 27th December 2020
Registration is OPEN Register here
When is Junior Sail Training?
The 2020-21 Junior Sail Training Sailing course dates are 27th December 2020 – 21st March 2021. Junior sessions will run from 09:00 – 12:00. On the Summer Holidays sessions are Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and during school term/s sessions are on a Sunday.
A full list of the dates can be found here – List of Sail Training Dates 2020
These levels of the Junior Sail Training program are designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to dinghy sailing for complete beginners. The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat-handling skills and essential safety knowledge.
This level of the Junior Sail Training program is designed to equip the sailor with enhanced skills and awareness of the surrounding environment. It builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the Start Sailing course and will enable you to manoeuvre the boat efficiently in light to moderate conditions on all points of sailing.
The aim of this level is to introduce dinghy sailors to competitive sailing. The course focuses on refining enhanced boat-handling skills including speed control and manoeuvres. Introducing basic racing tactics and strategies.
Junior Sail Training Fees
First child – $400 incl GST*
Do I need my own boat?
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Please contact the Sailing Office if you have any questions on (03) 5988 8453 or email us