"Youth Yacht"

"YOUTH YACHT" is our young sailors, Learn to Sail a Yacht program.

 

Your child will be taken through all the aspects of sailing a yacht in open waters safely.

Lessons covered in "Youth Yacht" program includes.

* Yacht preparation.

* Departing and returning to a dock safely.

* Safely using mooring lines to secure the yacht to a dock.

* Understanding the different positions on the yacht.

* Safe Boat handling.

* Safe operation of a winch and high load ropes.

* Mainsail, Jib and spinnaker controls.

* Basic Steering techniques.

* "Man overboard" procedure.

* "Heave to" procedure.

Maximum of 5 students and 1 Instructor onboard for all sessions.

Participants must be aged between 10 and 18 years of age.

Price:

3 x 3 hour session = $240 plus GST.

"Sportsboat"

"SPORTSBOAT" is our young sailors, Learn to race a Yacht program.

 

Your child will be taught to work as part of a team racing a small yacht.

Several regattas are suitable on the Queensland coast for the team to attend. It is the intention of the AOS to build a race team and attend some regattas.

Lessons covered in "Sportboat" sessions includes.

* Preparing the Yacht to be fast in competition.

* Identifying a sailors strengths and positioning them to be part of the team.

* Race training with Mark rounding.

* Race training with Sail Handling.

* Advanced Sail handling techniques.

* Identifying the risks involved in Yacht racing.

* Advanced Mainsail, Jib and spinnaker controls.

* Advanced Steering techniques.

* Spinnaker packing below deck technique.

Maximum of 5 students and 1 Instructor onboard for all sessions.

Participants must be aged between 10 and 18 years of age.

** Sailors must have completed the "Youth Yacht" program prior to attending these sessions.

Price:

3 hour session = $80 plus GST.

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