When: TBC

Where: 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach QLD 4217

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free This is an opportunity for you, the kids and your mates to come and try sailing on an array of different boats for FREE! Including different classes of Dinghies, Catamarans, Trailer Sailors, Yachts & Etchells. Breakfast will be available from 7:30am, with the free sailing starting at 9am, so bring down your change of clothes, and have some fun on & off the beach!




Friday Afternoons 4.30pm to 6pm Book Here

Sunday Mornings 9am to 10:30am Book Here



Saturday Mornings 9am to 10:30am Book Here

11am to 12:30am Book Here

Sunday Mornings 9am to 10:30am Book Here

11am to 12:30pm Book Here


Cost: Casual Visit $20 or a 5 Visit Pass $69 Bookings Essential A perfect introduction into sailing for kids from 7 – 16 years old. Parents can enjoy breakfast on the waterfront while watching the kids sail in front of the club. Held at SYC all year round.



Course Dates:



11th, 12th, 15th, 17th & 19th January – Book Online

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd February, 3rd, 9th, 16th, 23rd March – Book Online



11th, 12th, 15th, 17th & 19th January – Book Online

10th, 17th, 24th February, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th March – Book Online

Tackers One is a pre-requisite for this course

Tackers is a program aimed at getting more primary school aged kids sailing at clubs and centres across the country. Everything about Tackers is centred on understanding how kids learn skills and have fun through sport. The boat used in the Tackers program are small and easy to handle, designed to be sailed by children under the age of 12.



13th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th January 2018 – Book Online

11th, 18th, 25th February, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March – Book Online

Tackers Two is a pre-requisite for this course


Tackers is delivered at three levels:

Tackers 1 – Have Fun

Tackers 2 – Tricks and Techniques

Tackers 3 – Sailing Fast!

Each program consists of:

– 20 hours tuition from qualifies Australian Sailing Instructors and Assistant Instructors

– Combination of on-water and off-water games

– Certificate of achievement at the end of the course



Course Dates: TBA

This program has been developed to provide an introduction to dinghy sailing for teens aged 13 – 17 using the club’s Bic and Laser fleet. The course is taught by our certified Yachting Australia instructors using both on and off water sessions. The first stages will teach the fundamentals of sailing that will then be developed thorough the syllabus as more advanced skills are taught. Our aim is to have confident sailors at the completion of the program who are able to own their own boat and participate in racing regattas such as those run by SYC.

All Junior Basic Course enrolments, also receive a FREE Family Membership, valued at $350.00




If the above course dates don’t necessarily fit in with your schedule we can certainly tailor make a course around your availability with private lessons either during the week or on weekends. Private lessons are also great for sailors who would like some one on one coaching in their own boats with their own crews, or for families combining juniors and adults on the same boat. Fees are based on an hourly rate, and we have a number of Yachting Australia Accredited Sailing Instructors to choose from, including past World Champions and our High Performance Racing team. All enquiries please call the sailing office on 55377 030 or email

Terms and Conditions

BOOKING PROCEDURE: Payment in full is required to confirm your booking. All courses are subject to minimum and maximum enrolments in order to proceed and early bookings are strongly advised to avoid disappointment. In the event that a scheduled session is abandoned due to weather or other factors alternative sessions will be scheduled at no extra cost, “Catch up sessions” will not be available due to each course being specific to weather so cannot be offered.   REFUND POLICY: In the event that a client unilaterally withdraws from a booked course, we reserve the right to it hold all or part of any fees paid.  Alternatively a client may transfer their payment towards another course if we are able to fill their position on the course.  If less than 14 days notice is given of intention to withdraw we reserve the right to withhold the payed 50% Deposit. Please contact the Sailing Office to request a form or download the form from the website.   (Please Note: Prices were correct at time of publishing but may change without notice.)