School Holiday

School Holidays 

Course Dates 2017:

  • Tuesday 19 – Friday 22 December 2017

  • Monday 22 – 25 January 2018

  • Monday 23 – 26 April 2018

School Holiday lessons are on board the CYCA's ten Elliott 7 metre sport boats which carry a crew of 4 to 5. These are fast, stable and fun skiff style keel boats to sail.

The Youth Sailing Academy uses the curriculum of Yachting Australia and their courses provide a great opportunity for young people to experience the sport of sailing under supervised conditions with qualified instructors.

School Holiday Courses are open to all students aged 13-18 whose sailing experiences range from very limited to reasonably competent.

Lesson Times: 9.00am to 4.00pm each day.

What to Bring: Students need note book and pen, gloves, soft white (no black) soled shoes or similar for wearing on the boat, hat, water bottle, wet weather gear and general sailing gear. Lifejackets are provided and are worn while sailing at all times.

Cost: For first time participants $450 including introductory kit and Youth Sailing Academy T-shirt.

Discounts: Families receive a $50 reduction for 2nd  family member and $100 for a 3rd  in the same course. Students on their 2nd course pay only $375 or $325 for 3rd & subsequent courses.           

Enrolment: Fill out an application form and forward it with a $50.00 deposit to Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, 1 New Beach Road, Darling Point, NSW, 2027.

Entries close the Wednesday prior to the start of the School Holiday Course.

For more information: 
Contact:   CYCA Youth Sailing Academy
Phone:     (02) 8292 78014   
Email:      ysa.admin@cyca.com.au