2017 Tackers School Holiday Program:
January 9 - 13 8:30am - 12:30pm - Fully Booked
January 16 - 20 8:30am - 12:30pm - Fully Booked
Tackers Programs are a great way of introducing your child to sailing. The emphasis is on fun :) and skill development.
Each level of Tackers Program involves 20 hours of participation structured as a 5 day holiday program.
Kids receive a Tackers kit at the start of each Level and a certificate of achievement at the end.
Five sessions of 4 hours.
Cost to participate
$325 - Non members
$265 - Club member discounted price
Cost includes: Provision of OziOpti boat, use of a PFD1 and course tuition as well as the Tackers kit. There is a different kit for each Tackers program.
This program is for - Juniors Aged 7-12.
Tackers 1 - Having Fun
What you will learn
This course is designed especially for children and aims to provide a fun focused safe and enjoyable introduction to small boats. The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential safety knowledge along with a lot of fun and games.
Using the McCrae OziOpti training boats, this course provides an introduction to fun sailing, confidence on water and encourages an interest in sailing.
Must be an adequate swimmer and comfortable in deep water.
Tackers 2 - Tricks & Techniques
If kids are confident, they can sail a boat on their own with lots of support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.
Must have completed Tackers 1 or equivalent.
Tackers 3 - Sailing Fast!
The chance for kids to sail a boat on their own, learning how to make the boat go faster and playing more games all with the support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.
Must have completed Tackers 2 or equivalent.