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Learn to Sail - Full Day

Manly, QLD - Show on map
Southern Cross School Of Yachting

Learn to Sail - Full Day


  • Learn to sail a yacht
  • Know ropes, knots, sails, winches and more
  • Light snacks and soft drink

Learn to Sail for a full day in Brisbane! You'll learn everything you need to know about sailing, and walk away with a great preparation for bareboat charter. This sailing day includes a light snacks and soft drink. Come aboard, we're expecting you!

What's Included?

  • Full day sailing
  • Light snacks and soft drink

Sailing is a pastime revered by many as one of the most glorious things you can do. These days you can hire a yacht just about anywhere. Now you'll have the skills and practice to take your yacht wherever you like! This hands-on course is so well-regarded it will count towards the RYA Competent Crew Course. You will learn to steer the yacht and work the sails as you sail the boat around beautiful Moreton Bay. The course teaches ropes, knots, how to work the sails and winches, steering, the use of the compass and the ins and outs of on-board safety. Students also gain some knowledge of charts and what the buoys and beacons mean. This 1-day course teaches you in a very practical manner - this isn't just some guy telling you what he knows, these are qualified trainers. Take this course for a skill that you'll enjoy all your life!

Session Length

This experience is available most Saturdays and Sundays and goes from 9am-4pm.


  • If you're under 16 you'll need to bring a paying adult
  • Please bring own lunch. Water bottles can be refilled onboard


  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

There will be a minimum of three and a maximum of 5 student sailors on board, so you'll get plenty of practice on all the apparatus.


Not applicable


All sailing trips are weather dependent. Please provide a mobile phone number so that the supplier may contact you on the day of your experience. If cruises are cancelled due to weather, the supplier will contact you ASAP to let you know. Cancelled experiences will be rescheduled for a later date.

Dress Code

Most importantly are the shoes - covered and white-soled so we don't damage the yacht! Wear a shirt with a collar for sun protection, and bring a change of clothes - just in case! A jumper is advised as are a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Other Info

Instructors are all RYA/ YA qualified with Australian commercial qualifications. Your course will be held on board a commercially surveyed 40 yacht! Please note that with regard to Covid-19 certificate obligations, it is the customers responsibility to adhere to the State-based rules and guidelines as found on the following link:

This sailing experience departs from the East Coast Marina at Manly, in Brisbane's East.

For 1 person
$400 each
$400 each
$400 each

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