Junior Sailing Courses

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Welcome to the WHSC Junior Sailing Course section, we have a very active junior sailing program for the summer months ahead.

At WHSC we cater for all levels – from those just looking for a ‘taste of sailing’, to Instructor level. Boat ownership is not required, we have optional boat rental for the course duration. Club membership is required to take part in courses but we have various introductory options available (specifically Associate membership)

If your family is new to sailing, then you’re in the right place. Sailing is an excellent to foster youths confidence and independence in a way no other sport can. Just imagine the feeling a 7 year old has when they take control of ‘their own boat’ for the first time. A WHSC junior course is the perfect safe environment to begin the journey.

For any queries contact: Trish Power 086-8325930 whscjo@gmail.com


2018 Information Pack

Note:  If you book 3 or more weeks in July you can avail of a 50% >discount on August courses.

2018 Junior sailing course schedule

2018 Junior sailing booking form

2018 Emergency contact and medical consent form

2018 Club dinghy usage policy and damage deposit pledge for junior sailing courses


WHSC Junior Sailing Course Schedule 2018

 

COURSE     WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 WEEK 7 WEEK 8 WEEKLY BOAT RENTAL BOAT RENTAL FEE
NAME   Min Age JUNE 25TH JULY 2ND JULY 9TH JULY 16TH JULY 23RD JULY 30TH AUG 6TH AUG 13TH COURSE FEE Limited Availability PER WEEK
LEARN TO SAIL AND FUN SAILING                        
Teen Week   13Yrs  ✓              ✓ 195.00 Included
Boating Buddies   7yrs    ✓    ✓         120.00 Included
Cool Cadets   8yrs             120.00 Included
Beginners   9yrs         170.00 Not Included
Developing   10yrs         170.00 Not Included
Intermediate   11yrs         170.00 Not Included
Improvers   12yrs         170.00 Not Included
ADVANCED SKILLS                          
Race Coaching   12yrs         170.00 Not Included
420 Sailing   14yrs         220.00 Included
Wayfarer Sailing   14yrs         220.00 Included
ISA ACCREDITED COURSES
Start Sailing   9yrs            ✓  ✓   170.00 Not Included
Basic Skills   10yrs            ✓  ✓   170.00 Not Included
Improving Skills   11yrs            ✓  ✓   170.00 Not Included
ADVANCED SKILLS                          
Go Racing   12yrs             200.00 Not Included
Advanced Boat Handling   13yrs            ✓  ✓   200.00 Not Included
Kites & Wires   14yrs            ✓  ✓   220.00 Included
Adventure   14yrs            ✓  ✓   220.00 Included
                           
Assistant Instructor   16yrs             250.00 None None

Note 1: Assistant Instructor courses = Two X 2 week courses – limited to 3 places each course

Note 2: Participation in an ISA accrediting course does not guarantee your certification – you must be able to demonstrate that you have understood and can complete the relevant
skills to achieve certification. Similar to acquiring new skills in any discipline, the more time you spend practicing the better you will become. So we encourage you to gain
as much experience and time on the water as you can outside of course time. Take any and every opportunity that comes your way to go sailing, even if it’s not in a boat
that you have sailed before – get out there, have fun and enjoy your sailing.

Note 3: All courses begin at 9.30am everyday, except the TEEN WEEK beginning June 25th which begins on Monday 25th at 2pm, but begins at
9.30am all other days, and also excepting BOATING BUDDIES and COOL CADETS both begin at 10am and finish at 2pm daily.
All courses finish at 4.30pm everyday, except on WEDNESDAYS, when we break at 1pm, and everyone comes back at 5pm for club racing, which finishes about 9pm.

Note 4:  If you book 3 or more weeks in July you can avail of a 50% >discount on August courses.

The provision of each course is subject to demand and is at the discretion of the Commodore and the Junior Organiser.