Learn to Sail

learn to sail with Nedlands Yacht Club

Nedlands Yacht Club offers a variety of training opportunities throughout the season from September to April each year.

Junior Learn to Sail / Australian Sailing "Tackers" Courses

7 to 12 years olds on Optimist Training Dinghies (1 or 2 per boat). Typically Tackers 1 & 2 classes are held over 5 consecutive mornings during the school holidays. Class includes a discounted junior membership for the season.

Adult Learn to Sail / Yachting Australia "Start Sailing / Better Sailing" Courses

Teenagers, adults and families with children. Start Sailing courses are on Pacer Dinghies, and Better Sailing is on Hobie Catamarans. 2 or 3 students per boat. These classes are typically held over 6 consecutive Sunday mornings during our sailing season (October to April). Dates are announced at the beginning and middle of the season. Contact NYC to be added to the waiting list.

Explore Sailing

A follow-on for the Tackers and Start Sailing students, this course teaches Juniors and Adults racing skills on a variety of boats (Pacer, Flying 11) based on skill, size and age. Sessions are held as needed throughout the season on Sunday mornings. Instructors and families work together on dates and number of sessions.