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Since the mid-1940s MYC has developed a rich history of producing State, National and International champions. This tradition of sailing development continues through the training program, which is designed for people who want to learn to sail so they can race or just have fun on the water in a friendly environment.
School Holiday Junior Sailing Courses:
This course is aimed specifically at school aged sailors who are interested in learning a new skill, or who want to build on the basics.
Minimum age is 10 years.
Intro to Sailing 1 - beginners, introductory concepts, tacking, knots, sailing windward course.
Intro to Sailing 2 - has introductory sailing experience, gybing, sailing triangular course.
Intro to Sailing 3 - has sailing experience, spinnaker, roll tacks, maintaining positions at marks.
Detailed course descriptions are on this link.
The next School Holiday course is Intro to Sailing 2.
Scheduled for 24th - 28th January 2022.
Sunday Morning Learn to Sail:
Our trainee fleets (LTS and Bronze fleet) sail on Sunday mornings. Training finishes around midday to make way for the afternoon racing.
The current Sunday morning training fleet will finish with the Bayswater Regatta on Sunday 12th December 2021. Training fleets restart in late January 2022.
Bookings not yet open for January fleets.
Email us or message us on facebook to register your interest.
Sailors are coached on Mirror dinghies (2 in a boat), and ultimately learn to sail a marked course. The Club also has Lasers and Minnows if it is appropriate for the trainee. Sailors must be able to swim 25m unassisted. We welcome the assistance of all family members. For example, parents or partners may like to help as a support boat driver, with junior training, or in the canteen.
Instructors hold Working with Children checks. Maylands Yacht club observes COVID safe practices.
Any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org