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


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


Adult Keelboat LTS: Start Crewing

From February 16, 2020 00:00 until February 16, 2020 03:00
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RPAYC Adult Keelboat LTS: Start Crewing - Sat PM February 2020 (12hrs)

 Registration for course closes at Sat 01 Feb 2020 23:59.

  Four sessions are scheduled for the following dates/times;
All session times are 1pm-4pm
Sat 08 Feb 2020 (3hrs)
Sat 15 Feb 2020 (3hrs)**
Sat 22 Feb 2020 (3hrs)
Sat 29 Feb 2020 (3hrs)**
  Discover Sailing Centre (RPAYC), Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, 16 Mitala St, Newport NSW 2106
  Australian Sailing - Start Crewing


Course Overview
The first step on the Keelboat pathway introduces you to the basics of sailing on a small keelboat, including boat handling, safety and sailing theory.

Course Prerequisites

Water confident.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to begin sailing in a keelboat. Learn the basics, whilst staying relatively dry! All the equipment and gear will be provided by your accredited Discover Sailing Centre.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Start Crewing completion certificate. 



The RPAYC Discover Sailing Centre is pleased to welcome participants to our Adult Learn to Sail Program (Start Crewing) for February 2020. This course will include four sessions, conducted over the days as listed above.

**Please note - there are Major Events scheduled at RPAYC on 15th & 29th February, hence allow extra time prior to arriving to locate car parking.

Training will be conducted on the Club's fleet of Elliott 7 Keelboats.

The RPAYC Discover Sailing Centre abides by the Australian Sailing Instructor/Student ratios, hence places are strictly limited. All courses are subject to change with limited notice, based on demand and availability. To avoid disappointment, we recommend registering early.

There are four registration fee categories available for this Course:

  • $450.00^ - RPAYC Members
  • $485.00^ - RPAYC Members (Includes Text & Log Book)
  • $500.00 - Non Members
  • $535.00 - Non Members (Includes Text & Log Book)

^To be eligible for the 'Member Discounted Fee', the participating 'Member' is required to be financial for the 2019 / 2020 Membership Season (through until 30th April 2020).

Optional Australian Sailing Course Pack, including Text Book and Log Book, is available for an additional $35.00.

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