Discover Sailing with RSYS

Discover Sailing with RSYS

Are you missing out on the fun? Come sail with us!

We teach children from 7 years, teens, schools, and adults of all ages and levels of experience. Our courses are open to non-members.

  • Are you keen to introduce your children or grandchildren to the joy of sailing?
  • Are you desperate to get your teens off their screens?
  • Are you a nervous novice keen to try something new?
  • Perhaps you’re ‘rusty’ after a long absence from sailing.
  • You might be experienced and looking to improve your skills.

We have the course for you!

Discover Sailing Courses

Discover Sailing Courses

Tackers Discover Sailing

The Tacker’s program is the first step in every kid’s sailing journey and is open to sailors aged 7 – 12 years old. RSYS Tackers courses are run throughout the year and use the club’s fleet of Tackers Optimist dinghies.

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Teens Discover Sailing

The RSYS OutThere Teenager Holiday Camps are specifically designed to cater for teenagers and use the club’s fleet of Elliott 7s keelboats. The camps are a great opportunity for sailors to try keelboat sailing and explore Sydney Harbour with their friends.

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Adult Discover Sailing

The RSYS Sailing Academy provides a number of discover sailing program’s for adults in both keelboats and dinghies. Our courses are designed to cater for a wide range of experience levels from the first time on a boat to boat owners looking to refine their skills.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you an Australian Sailing accredited training centre?

Yes. The RSYS Sailing Academy is an Australian Sailing (AS) accredited training center for both our Discover Sailing and performance training programs.

Do I have to be a RSYS Member?

No, non-members can participate in the Tackers, Teen OutThere and Adult Keelboat Discover Sailing programs.

To participate in any other RSYS Sailing Academy programs (i.e. Optimist, Pacers, Lasers, SKP) sailors must be or become an RSYS member with one month of enrolling in the program.

For more information about RSYS membership, please contact a staff member of the RSYS Sailing Academy (Click Here).

Do I need my own boat?

No. RSYS provides boats, sails and life jackets for all the Tackers, OutThere, Adult Keelboat and Adult Laser discover sailing programs.

Do I need to buy any special equipment?

No. Sailors are not required to purchase any specialised clothing or equipment for the Tackers, OutThere and Adult Keelboat programs.

Sailors will be provided with a recommend list of clothing and equipment upon enrolment for each program. A general overview for all courses recommend gear is; clothing that can get wet, extra layers to stay warm, sun protection such as a hat and sunscreen and enclosed shoes (mandatory). Sailors will be provided with personal flotation device (PFD) for the duration of the program.

If you have any other questions about clothing or equipment please contact a staff member of the RSYS Sailing Academy (Click Here)

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