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'Start Sailing' holiday course for children

A 4 day learn to sail course during the school holidays for children aged 9 to 14 years. Monday 5th October to Thursday 8th October from 9 am to 12.30 pm

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'Start Sailing' holiday course for children
'Start Sailing' holiday course for children

Date & Location

05 Oct 2020, 9:00 am – 08 Oct 2020, 12:30 pm

Worser Bay Boating Club, Karaka Bay Road, Seatoun, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

About the Event

WBBC offers this ‘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
  • Togs
  • Towel
  • Beanie and sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch/snacks
  • Water bottle


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