16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106   Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

     

16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106
Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

School Holiday Program

From October 03, 2017 09:00 until October 03, 2017 15:30
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The Alfred's will once again be running our fantastic Holiday program in the Spring School Holidays. The program provides a fun, safe and affordable introduction to sailing and the marine environment. Programs are tailored to age groups and conducted in the safety of Pittwater, under the supervision of fully qualified instructors. Our courses cater for both primary and secondary school ages!

Dates:  

Week 1: Tuesday 26th - Friday 29th September.

Week 2: Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th October.

Time: 9am – 3.30pm.

Where: The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club.

How much: $490 Non-members - $390 Members.

Enrolment: Click the book button above.


Under 12: Tackers 1 – Having Fun

The Tackers program recognises that children learn differently to adults and teaches essential skills in a fun, games based environment. Young Tackers will spend time sailing, paddling, playing games, and learning to love the waterways - all under the watchful eye of our nationally accredited instructors. Safety is at the heart of the Tackers program, young participants will learn seamanship skills and a healthy respect for safety on the water. Kids can also do Tackers on Sundays during term time! 

 

 

 


Under 12: Tackers 2 – Tricks and Techniques

Tackers 2 is for those who have graduated Tackers 1. Kids in this course get the opportunity to sail on their own for the first time, and take some responsibility for the boat they are given. This course connects perfectly to our regular weekend sailing for those keen little ones.

 

 

 


Under 12: Tackers 3 – Sailing Fast!

Tackers 3 is the next step for those who have graduated from Tackers 1 and 2.  Kids sail on their own in one of the Club's fleet of poly optimists and learn the finer points of sailing fast such as sail trim and basic racing skills whilst playing games and having fun. 

 

 

 

 


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About RPAYC

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.

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