Small Boat Sailing for Kids or Adults

It's so easy and Fun!
Everyone can do it.


Regular Weekend Sailing
School Holidays Camps
Family Packages
Adults Only Sessions
Kids Only Sessions
Social Events & meeting people

Our location is just perfect beside the safest area of water in the area. Our instructors are professionals who care. Being located at a Kogarah Bay Sailing Club you the option to become a member of the Club and thus the opportunity to continue to sail after your lessons in the club activities.

We are approved by Yachting Australia The syllabus of the Small Boat Sailing is broken into three levels:

Basic Skills Level 1

Safety awareness
Rigging boat
Primary boat controls
Capsize recovery
Basic rules
Wind awareness

Basic Skills Level 2

Independent rigging
Reef knot & bowline
Sailing to windward/downwind
Right of way rules
Port & starboard
Tides-time & flow
Basic fitness

Better Sailing Level 3

Boat speed
Sailing backwards
Roll tacking/gybing
Navigational marks
Weather sources
Lifts & knocks
Sea breeze & land breeze

Levels one, two and three are conducted on the Skyrider class.


A small dinghy recently designed for learning to sail. Vagabonds are 14 feet long and have a small sails, they are excellent as a training boat with many good safety features. Sailing also uses communication skills, decision making processes and is very social.

Our classes are fun!

Days and times are flexible every day of the year and you can join in on your own.

Each level is 4 x 2 hour sessions and after completing the three levels you are issued with the Competent Crew Certificate.

Early booking is required to secure a spot
Please bring enclosed shoes to get wet, warm clothes, towel and change of clothes.

Once you have completed the three levels you are encouraged to sail regularly here at the club. Once trained, you can crew on the many other classes of sailing boats or you can purchase your own boat to sail here. Skippers at the club require crew and after our lessons you will fit right into this role.
With the growing popularity of sailing we always need more crew.

Phone Matt on 9583 2123









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Botany Bay Sailing School, Kogarah Bay Sailing Club ~ Dover Park, Blakehurst
PO Box 2903 Taren Point 2229, New South Wales, Australia

Tel: (02) 9583 2123  Email: