Flinders Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program
The 2016 program is now over and what a fantastic week of sailing and fun for the kids and adults alike. Program will operate again in 2017 on a similar basis.
A brief video of the Tackers in action can be viewed on this link: FYC Tackers Sailing School 2016
On behalf of the Flinders Yacht Club Committee, I am delighted to let you know that we will again be running the extremely popular and successful Juniors/Tackers and Adult training program between Dec 27- 31st 2016 inclusive.
The coaching and development for the programs will again be coordinated through the fantastic team at The Mobile Boatshed …Don’t forget when you register you will also be invited to the famous Flinders Beach Party held on one of the evenings. In 2016 the programs for FYC Members and friends will be:
Tackers 1 9:00am – 1:00pm (24 places only) For those new to Sailing. Conducted in Optis. Ideal age 7- 12 yrs
Tackers 2 2.00pm– 6.00pm (10 places only) For those graduating from Tackers 1 or who have limited sailing experience. Conducted in Optis.
Tackers 3 2.00pm – 6.00pm (8 places only) For those graduating from Tackers 2 and are ready to start to grow their skills to sail fast. Conducted in Optis
Teenage and Adult Start Sailing 9:00am – 1:00pm (12 places only) For teenagers and adults wanting to learn to Sail who have no previous experience. Conducted in Pacers. There was great interest in this program last year
Better Sailing 9:00am – 1:00pm (12 places only). For Graduates of Tackers 3 and for Teenagers and Adults who have done Start sailing 1 + 2 or have had someSailing experience.
Start Racing 2.00pm – 6.00pm (12 places only). For Graduates of Tackers 3 and for Teenagers and Adults who have done Start sailing 1 + 2 or have had some Sailing experience
(Teenagers and Adults) Having enjoyed your introduction to racing it is now time to improve your performance and compete at a higher level. A greater understanding of tactics, wind patterns and boat tuning techniques will all help you get there. An introduction to Team Sailing included! Get in before 31 Oct 2016 and Pay the Early Bird rate of $350.
Flinders sailing school is on again 27 Dec to 31 Dec 2016 –bookings are open now – just click on the link for more information and to register!