Learn to Sail


Learn to Sail

To register your interest in our future Learn to Sail programs please email discoversailing.cpsc@gmail.com or enter your details on the form below.  Details of our 2020/21 season’s courses will be provided when available.

Children’s Start Sailing programs are designed for children aged 8-13 years.  The children learn in CPSC-owned Optimist sailing boats for their first summer season.  The courses are tailored to the children’s learning needs and are a fun way to learn sailing.

Saturday mornings and School Holiday Program – 2020/21 season:

  • Please check back later for dates of these courses.
  • Course cost $395 including Australian Sailing fees and insurance.
  • All course participants become members of Connells Point Sailing Club.  At the conclusion of a course you will be assessed for suitability to participate in racing.
  • Some club boats are available to use during racing, subject to availability.

Intermediate/Competent sailors can register for the afternoon racing and coaching program.  Cost is included with your Club membership.

Details of Courses:

  • Start Sailing 1 – Your Discover Sailing journey starts here as you learn the fundamental skills of sailing and are introduced to the fun of dinghy sailing in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Start Sailing 2 – Your Discover Sailing journey continues as you master all of the fundamental dinghy sailing skills. You are now equipped to sail your dinghy on your own voyages of discovery.
  • Better Sailing – Discover Sailing in stronger winds as you develop the skills required to get maximum speed from your dinghy. Learn the mastery of further sailing skills to improve your experience.

Visit discoversailing.org.au for further details

What do you need to bring with you?

  • You need to bring wet weather gear including footwear and a sun hat.
  • A towel and a change of clothes.
  • A 50 or 50S buoyancy aid is recommended, however we have some buoyancy aids.
  • We supply training boats and training materials.


Please contact us for further details, or to register your interest in our Learn to Sail programs: