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Learn to Sail


Mon 26 Sep 2016, 10:00am–2:00pm
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 10:00am–2:00pm
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 10:00am–2:00pm

Where: Naval Point Club Lyttelton, Erskine Point, Lyttelton, Christchurch District

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Cost of course per person: $175.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: programmesbh7

Learn to Sail Course 1 and 2.

These courses are aimed at children 8-15 years old to teach them confidence on the water sailing an Optimist dinghy. The Course’s will be run over 3 days with approx. 12 hours of tuition both on and off the water. Coaching is given by our club Yachting instructors with the help of other sailors.

Water confidence and the ability to swim at least 50 meters is required.

The course fee of $175 per person covers:
- 12 hours tuition over 3 days
- Yachting NZ Learn to Sail Logbook and Level 1 certificate
- Use of a Club Optimist and facilities for the duration of the courses
- Expert coaching by our club yachting instructors.

Participants family are welcome and are encouraged to be part of our safety boat/support boat crews (training provided free!).

A maximum number of 10 students per course, first come, first served. Safety is paramount at NPCL, however, all those taking part in our sailing. Course’s do so at their own risk.

Registration’s by email to