Your Sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of small boat sailing in a safe and supportive environment. We aim to make every course as informative and fun as possible, we love what we do and we are sure you will too. This is a two step program; Start Sailing 1 covers the basics and Start Sailing 2 aims to equip participants with the skills to sail independently in calm to moderate conditions. 

Some Things That You Will Learn In This Course:

Basic clothing and equipment requirements

Sailing terminology

How to Launch and recover a boat

How to recover from a capsize

How to Rig a boat

Sailing a triangular course

Basic sailing Rules and Theory

Course Inclusions

Start Sailing 1 & 2 Courses at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club are run over one full weekend. Each step includes;


  • 14hrs tuition with experienced and nationally qualified Australian sailing instructors

  • Australian Sailing logbook (Start Sailing 1 only)

  • Boat and PFD provided

  • Complimentary Sailing membership for the remainder of the financial year ($90 Value) (Start Sailing 1 only)

  • Complimentary 3 session pass to attend Sunday morning discover sailing sessions after course completion to put practice what you’ve learned¬† ($54 value)


Cost $200pp


Refund Policy:

If you wish to move a course 3 weeks prior their will, be no cost involved. If you wish to move a course within those 3 weeks, the penalties below apply.

Cancellation greater than 3 weeks prior to a course will receive a full refund.

Cancellation 1-3 weeks prior to a course will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellation less than 72hrs prior to a course, no refunds will be given or if you fail to show for your session.




Registering for a course is easy simply click the links below when a course is available or for other payment options Contact using the form below

*Payment plans are available upon request*

Start Sailing 1

22nd & 23rd June 2024

9am – 4pm

Start Sailing 2

22nd & 23rd June 2024

9am – 4pm