690 Point Nepean Road, McCrae
Phone: 03 5986 1361

 

2017 Tackers School Holiday Program:

January 9 - 13 8:30am - 12:30pm - Fully Booked

January 16 - 20 8:30am - 12:30pm - Fully Booked

Tackers Programs are a great way of introducing your child to sailing.  The emphasis is on fun :) and skill development.

Each level of Tackers Program involves 20 hours of participation structured as a 5 day holiday program.

Kids receive a Tackers kit at the start of each Level and a certificate of achievement at the end.

Program duration

Five sessions of 4 hours.

Cost to participate

$325 - Non members
$265 - Club member discounted price

Cost includes:  Provision of OziOpti boat, use of a PFD1 and course tuition as well as the Tackers kit. There is a different kit for each Tackers program.

This program is for - Juniors Aged 7-12.

 

Tackers 1 - Having Fun

What you will learn

This course is designed especially for children and aims to provide a fun focused safe and enjoyable introduction to small boats. The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge along with a lot of fun and games.

Using the McCrae OziOpti training boats, this course provides an introduction to fun sailing, confidence on water and encourages an interest in sailing.

The prerequisites

Must be an adequate swimmer and comfortable in deep water.

 

Tackers 2 - Tricks & Techniques

If kids are confident, they can sail a boat on their own with lots of support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.

The prerequisites

Must have completed Tackers 1 or equivalent.

 

Tackers 3 - Sailing Fast!

The chance for kids to sail a boat on their own, learning how to make the boat go faster and playing more games all with the support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.

The prerequisites

Must have completed Tackers 2 or equivalent.

 

Any questions?? Please contact Jane Moffat, McCrae Yacht Club Tackers Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0425 715 812

 

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