Excellence in Training

RSYS offers a comprehensive range of theory and practical courses covering all aspects of sailing. Regardless of your age or ability, there is a course to suit you.

  • Just starting out? Select one of our Discover Sailing courses.
  • Do you want to hone your skills in a particular class? Book a private coaching session.
  • RSYS also offers many different courses throughout the year for Members and friends who wish to go down the path of volunteering and race officiating.

We run courses for


  • Club Race Officials
  • Committee Vessel drivers
  • Club Auditors
  • Club Judges & Umpires
  • Measurers
  • Safety boat drivers
  • First Aiders.

Coaches & Instructors

  • Assistant Instructors
  • Dinghy Instructors
  • Keelboat Instructors
  • Club Coaches

Contact Us

If you have any queries, please contact the Sailing Academy Manager Angus Stranack at or Tel: +61 2 9017 0154.

Upcoming courses

Start Powerboating Course 
Practical – Saturday 1st May 9am-4pm (additional online theory component)
Members – $125.00, Non Members – $200.00
*Price includes course handbook
Location: RSYS
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Powerboat Handling Course
Saturday 15th May
Members – $75.00, Non Members – $200.00
*Price includes course handbook
Location: RSYS
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Dinghy Assistant Instructor Course
Saturday 10th April
Location: RSYS
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Dinghy Instructor Course
Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th April
$400.00 (Price subsidised for RSYS Assistant Instructors)
Location: RSYS
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Keelboat Instructor Course
Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th April
Location: RSYS
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Club Race Officer Course
Monthly courses run online
This course will give you the skills to work up to running racing from the Club committee vessels.
Location: Online
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