690 Point Nepean Road, McCrae
Phone: 03 5986 1361

Discover Sailing Centre Calendar

The full 2018/19 Discover Sailing Centre schedule is now available.

Please note that the schedule of programs may change without notice and that some courses which have minimum numbers may not run if these minimum numbers are not met. To register for most of these courses you must be a member of McCrae Yacht Club. Click here for information about our online booking system. Bookings for private coaching and individual/group lessons can be made at any time.

Course Dates

Session Times

Course Name *


September 2018      
Sep 8   First Aid  Book Here

October 2018

Oct 13  10:00 RIB Induction  Bookings Open
Oct 14  09:00 Responsible Serving of Alcohol Course  Bookings Open
Oct 27  09:00 RIB Induction  Bookings Open
    Training Centre Induction for Instructors  

November 2018

Nov 3, 10, 17  09:00 - 12:00  Saturday Sailing School

  Book for all 10 sessions or 6 sessions pre Xmas or 4 sessions post Xmas
 Bookings Now Open

(+ Dec 1, 8, 15)    - Start Sailing (Kids)
(+ Feb 2, 9, 16, 23)    - Start Racing (Junior, youth & adults

 December 2018

Dec 1, 8, 15   Sailing School continues  
Dec 8, 15    Adult Sail Training  Bookings Open
(+ Feb 2, 9)      
Dec 2, 9, 16, 23 Course 1 Windsurfing  Bookings Open
Dec 27, 28, 29, 30 Course 2 Windsurfing  Bookings Open

January 2019

Jan 6 10:00

Discover Sailing Day


Mon-Fri 14-18 Jan

Mon-Fri 21-25 Jan

8:30am - 12:30pm

8:30am - 12:30pm

Tackers Holiday Program

Tackers Holiday Program


 Book Here

 February 2019
Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23  09:00 - 12:30 Sailing School continues  
    Sailing School continues. Option to book for 4 weeks  
Feb 2, 9  09:00 - 12:30 Adult Start Sailing  Bookings Open
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 Course 3 Windsurfing  Bookings Open

April 2019


* Yachting Victoria also run a wide range of courses including: Assistant Instructor, Instructor, Club Race Officer, State/National Race Officer, State/National Judging as well as Safety boat courses. For further information go to the Yachting Victoria Training website - Click here


Online registration and payment

Alll registrations for our courses must be submitted and paid for online. Acceptance into a course is subject to approval by the Principal of the Training Centre based on requisite criteria. Most of our sail training courses require that those attending are full members of McCrae Yacht Club. Please confirm that your membership entitles you to access to our courses with the Yacht Club Administrator. Membership information and forms are available from the Membership Secretary or the Club Administrator at the Club Reception Desk on a Saturday morning.

Note: The Tackers Program is open to members of the public.

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