RSYS Training Courses

The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) offers various training opportunities throughout the year which caters to the different needs of our members and now, also available to non-members. For those new to sailing, learn to sail courses are offered for children through the 'Tackers Program' and for teenagers and adults through the 'Keelboat Program'. The club also offers powerboating, seamanship and navigation courses from time to time, through chosen third party providers.

 

The RSYS is an accredited Australian Sailing (AS) 'Discover Sailing Centre'. We deliver the AS learn to sail and powerboat programs, through qualified AS Instructors. They adhere to standards that ensure safety and student satisfaction. Our programs are nationally recognised throughout Australia and are structured to provide a clear pathway for student’s to progress their sailing in whatever direction they choose. So whether you’re an experienced hand or learning the ropes, why not follow the links below and Discover Sailing!

 

Children & Teenager Learn to Sail Courses

The Children's (8-12yrs) Learn to Sail Courses are taught using the Australian Sailing 'Tackers Program', in poly-plastic Optimist dinghies. Courses are provided during school terms on Sundays and also run during school holidays.

For more information and course bookings PLEASE CLICK HERE.

The Teenager (13-17yrs) Learn to Sail Courses are taught using the Australian Sailing 'Keelboat Program', on our Club owned Elliott 7m boats. Courses run during school holidays and up to 4 students and 1 Instructor can be onboard at any one time.

For more information and course bookings PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

Adult Learn to Sail Courses

The Adult Learn to Sail Courses cater for everyone, from those with no experience to the experienced hand, using the Australian Sailing 'Keelboat Program'. Courses are conducted onboard our Club owned Elliott 7m boats and are held year round over either a weekend or 3-4 Sundays.

For more information and course bookings PLEASE CLICK HERE.

We also offer Ladies Learn to Sail Courses, specifically for adult women which we like to call LOTS or 'Ladies of the Sea'. Courses are generally run on Wednesday mornings using the Australian Sailing 'Keelboat Program', onboard our Club owned Elliott 7m boats.

For more information and course bookings PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

Additional Training and Courses

In addition to the Learn to Sail courses on offer here at the RSYS, the club also offers a number of other training courses, aimed at improving seamanship and safety. These courses are provided by our chosen and proven third party partners and are held at the RSYS throughout the year;

 

TRAINING COURSES PROVIDED BY - AUSTRALIAN SAILING LTD

Contacts - www.sailing.org.au/contact/contact-us, p: 02 8424 7400

Powerboat Handling Course - Apr 2017

Safety Boat Course - Apr 2017

 

TRAINING COURSES PROVIDED BY - ABOVE AND BEYOND BOATING

Contacts - w: www.aabboating.com, e: info@aabboating.com, p: 02 9999 6000

Above & Beyond Boating is the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's chosen third party training provider. Many of their courses have discounts for RSYS members. It is also Australia's leading training centre for the International Certificate of Competence (I.C.C.), Navigation Training, Sea Safety and Survival Courses and for personalised training on private boats. Above & Beyond Boating regularly deliver Man Over Board and Safety training at the Club.

To learn more, for their prices and all upcoming dates on their website PLEASE CLICK HERE.