Tackers 2 Sailing Course for 7 to 12 year olds

Past Event

The Tackers program is specially designed for 7-12 year old children and everything from the colourful sails to the delivery of the program is tailored to be FUN. The Tackers 2 - Tricks and Techniques course follows on from the Tackers 1 - Having Fun course. Australian Sailing qualified instructors will enhance the students introduction to sailing, including techniques required to set-up the boat, leave and return to the beach, sail around a course or to a destination and safety on the water. The courses also cover the basic rules of sailing, weather and knot tying. The focus is always to learn with fun and safety. Students will spend time on the water as well as many games on the beach. All equipment is included for sailing, including a Personal Flotation Device (life jacket) for each sailor, all you need to bring is sailing clothing and a snack for morning tea. Course Overview This course aims to build on the fun participants had in Tackers 1, to progress their sailing skills. Course Prerequisites Water confident 7-12 years-old Skills, knowledge and experience gained in Tackers 1. Who should do this course? This course is designed for participants who have completed Tackers 1. Course Outcome By the end of the Tackers 2 course, the participants will be able to: Get out of irons on their own Safely gybe the boat Correctly use the tiller extension Sailing around a triangle course, including: Upwind - on a close hauled course tacking through the 'no go zone' Downwind - with centreboard up Reaching - correct sail position Demonstrate a 360 and 720-degree turn You will gain your Tackers 2 completion certificate.

Event Details

Time: 8.30am

Venue: Nedlands Yacht Club

Cost: 280

Category: Sport and Recreational Events

Type: General

Audience: Children


Contact: Duncan Ray

Organisation: Nedlands Yacht Club Inc

Position: Managing Secretary

Phone: 9386 5496

Email: hello@nyc.org.au

Website: www.nyc.org.au

Event Date(s)

  • Monday 18th December 2023 - 08:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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