|Overview||This course is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable introduction to small boat sailing for novices. The course includes an introduction to fundamental boat handling skills and essential knowledge that will allow participants the freedom of sailing small boats with guidance from the Instructor or Coach.
It is recommended that this short introduction to sailing be consolidated by the completion of the Yachting Australia Basic Skills 2 Course and they are often run together.
|Outcomes||You will receive a Basic Skills 1 certificate and have a basic understanding of sailing|
|Pre-requisites||This is an introductory course, so there are no pre-requisites|
|Where can I take the course?||Please contact a Yachting Australia Training Centre or your nearest Sailing Club. Please ask them about our Yachting Australia Logbooks so that you can monitor your progress.|
|What to do afterwards?||Continue training in Small Boat Sailing to achieve your Better Sailing and Racing Skills awards, or try one of the other schemes.|
1. Prepare and Plan
7. Sailing Theory and Background