Sail Training Program


The Goolwa Aquatic Club hosts a very successful sail training program for beginners and the more experienced.  Many of our junior sailors go on to be involved in dinghy racing and compete at State and National level. The club uses Pacer Dinghies for our basic Learn to Sail classes as well as Opti's as the single handed sail training boat.
Learn to Sail
This course covers the basics of Dinghy Sailing,  (7-15yo) . Participants will learn the theory and practical aspects of sailing a dinghy.  
It's fun, safe and a great introduction to the sport of sailing. All equipment is supplied including the PFDs, helmets and boats.
Course runs for 3 hours x 4 days and is instructed by Qualified Australian Sailing Instructors. 
AM (9-12pm) and PM 1-4pm) are offer in the week of 4-7th Jan 2021 and the following week of the 11-14th Jan 2021
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Students who have completed this course multiple times will be encouraged to move forward in the sport and may be unenrolled. ( any queries please contact Bruce 0434708073.)
Sailing Coaching
Sunday Junior Coaching  will take on a new format in 2020/21
The first Block of training.  6 weeks will take place from the 1st Nov and finish on 6th Dec
Two groups   Green ( new to indep sailing. ) 
                       Racing ( those wishing advance sailing and race skills )
Costs are $60 for the 6 weeks  
These programs are BYOB ( Bring your own boat.) The club has a limited number of boats available to lease, either for the season OR for the 6 week program $15/wk. Please contact Bruce to confirm boat availability
Sessions will commence at 10am - and conclude at 11.30am
Bookings can be made online at
Junior racing will occur in conjunction with Senior racing at 1pm.
The aim will be to offer further blocks of training later in the season based on demand.
If you are unsure of the appropriate program or would like more information please don't hesitate to email or phone
Bruce Konings 
Goolwa Sail Training Committee
Mob: 0434 708 073


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