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Child 'Start Sailing' Course

'Start Sailing' course for children aged 9 to 14 Held over two weekends. 5, 6, 12, 13 September from 9 am to 12.30 pm

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Child 'Start Sailing' Course
Child 'Start Sailing' Course

Date & Location

05 Sept 2020, 9:00 am – 13 Sept 2020, 12:30 pm

Worser Bay Boating Club, Worser Bay Boating Club Karaka Bay Road, Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand

About the Event

Dates:  Held over two weekends.  5, 6, 12, 13 September from 9 am to 12.30 pm

WBBC offers ‘Start Sailing’ courses for those with limited or no sailing experience. The courses are professionally run by Yachting New Zealand qualified coaches.

The courses are the first step in the Yachting New Zealand Learn to Sail pathway.

Participants who successfully complete the courses are awarded a ‘Start Sailing’ certificate.

‘Start Sailing’ courses for children cost $250. Children must be between 9 and 14 years of age, from the start of the course.

The club's plastic optimist dinghies are used.  The club will also supply a buoyancy vest for the lessons.

Sailors must be able to swim 50 metres unaided wearing a PFD (personal floating device) and sailing gear.

What to bring:

  • Wet-suit (short/long sleeve)
  • Polyprop/ thermal  clothing - two layers
  • WInd proof jacket
  • Togs
  • Towel
  • Beanie and sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch/snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Wetsuit booties if you have them


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