690 Point Nepean Road, McCrae
Phone: 03 5986 1361

Discover Sailing Centre Calendar

The full 2016/17 Discover Sailing Centre schedule is now available.

Please note that the schedule of programs may change without notice and that some courses which have minimum numbers may not run if these minimum numbers are not met. To register for most of these courses you must be a member of McCrae Yacht Club. Click here for information about our online booking system. Bookings for private coaching and individual/group lessons can be made at any time.

Course Dates

Session Times

Course Name *



October 2016

Oct 15  08:30 RIB Induction  
Oct 15  09:00 GPS Mark Laying Course  
Oct 15  09:30 Race Management & Rescue Course  
Oct 15  10:00 Training Centre Induction  
Oct 29  10:00 RIB Induction  

November 2016

Nov 5, 12, 19, 26  09:00 - 12:00  Sailing School

  Book for all 10 sessions or 6 sessions pre Xmas or 4 sessions post Xmas
 Bookings Now Open

Dec 3, 17    - Start Sailing (Kids)
Jan 28    - Better Sailing (Junior, youth & adults)
Feb 4, 11, 25    - Start Racing (Junior, youth & adults
Nov 19 08:00 - 09:30 RIB Induction

 December 2016

Dec 3, 17   Sailing School continues  

January 2017

Jan 8 10:00 Discover Sailing Day


Mon-Fri  9 -13 Jan

Mon-Fri 16 - 20 Jan

8:30am - 12:30pm

8:30am - 12:30pm

Tackers Holiday Program

Tackers Holiday Program


 Fully Booked

Jan 28  09:00 - 12:30

Sailing School continues. Option to book for 4 weeks

 Bookings Now Open
 February 2017
 Feb 4, 11 and 25  09:00 - 12:30 Sailing School continues  
 Feb 5, 12, 19, 26  09:00 - 12:30 Adult Start Sailing  Bookings Now Open

April 2017


April 23

April 30

08:30 - 16:00

08:30 - 16:00

16:00 onwards

 Safety Boat Handling Certificate

Bookings Now Open

* Yachting Victoria also run a wide range of courses including: Assistant Instructor, Instructor, Club Race Officer, State/National Race Officer, State/National Judging as well as Powerboat and Safety boat courses. For further information go to the Yachting Victoria Training website - Click here


Online registration and payment

Alll registrations for our courses must be submitted and paid for online. Acceptance into a course is subject to approval by the Principal of the Training Centre based on requisite criteria. Most of our sail training courses require that those attending are full members of McCrae Yacht Club. Please confirm that your membership entitles you to access to our courses with the Yacht Club Administrator. Membership information and forms are available from the Membership Secretary or the Club Administrator at the Club Reception Desk on a Saturday morning.

Note: The Tackers Program is open to members of the public.

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