16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106   Tel: 61 2 9998 3700


16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106
Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

Adult Keelboat LTS: Start Helming - POSTPONED

From March 28, 2020 13:00 until March 28, 2020 17:00
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RPAYC Adult Keelboat LTS: Start Helming - Sat PM March 2020 (12hrs)

 Registration for course closes at Sat 29 Feb 2020 23:59.

  Four sessions are scheduled for the following dates/times;
All session times are 1pm-4pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020 (3hrs)
Sat 14 Mar 2020 (3hrs)
Sat 21 Mar 2020 (3hrs)**
Sat 28 Mar 2020 (3hrs)**
  Discover Sailing Centre (RPAYC), Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, 16 Mitala St, Newport NSW 2106
  Australian Sailing - Start Helming


Course Overview
This course develops both your theory and practical skills to confidently take control on the helm.

Course Prerequisites

Water confident and the skills, knowledge and experience you gained from Start Crewing.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who want to learn how to helm a keelboat, and continue their skill development as crew.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Start Helming completion certificate. 



The RPAYC Discover Sailing Centre is pleased to welcome participants to our Adult Learn to Sail Program (Start Helming) for March 2020. This course will include four sessions, conducted over the days as listed above.

**Please note - there are Major Events scheduled at RPAYC on 21st & 28th March, hence allow extra time prior to arriving to locate car parking.

Training will be conducted on the Club's fleet of Elliott 7 Keelboats.

The RPAYC Discover Sailing Centre abides by the Australian Sailing Instructor/Student ratios, hence places are strictly limited. All courses are subject to change with limited notice, based on demand and availability. To avoid disappointment, we recommend registering early.

There are four registration fee categories available for this Course:

  • $450.00^ - RPAYC Members
  • $485.00^ - RPAYC Members (Includes Text & Log Book)
  • $500.00 - Non Members
  • $535.00 - Non Members (Includes Text & Log Book)

^To be eligible for the 'Member Discounted Fee', the participating 'Member' is required to be financial for the 2019 / 2020 Membership Season (through until 30th April 2020).

Optional Australian Sailing Course Pack, including Text Book and Log Book, is available for an additional $35.00.


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The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.

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