2019/20 Junior Sail Training is NOW OPEN: Register here
November to February intake now open. Post Christmas Sail Training intake opens on November 18th.
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.
When is Junior Sail Training?
The Junior Sail Training program commences on Sunday 10 November 2019 – Sunday 9 February 2020. Junior sessions will run from 09:00 – 12:00. For Course Dates 2019-2020 Season click here to view the Sailing Program.
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
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Please contact the Sailing Office if you have any questions on (03) 5988 8453 or email us