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Tackers

All LEARN TO SAIL PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

Any further information will be provided as available. 

 

 

 

 

The pathway starts with short introduction experiences in shallow water, designed to get children from 4 years of age familiar with being on a boat and the water. There are two introduction experience

  • Tiny Tackers– For younger kids age 4-8 years old who are not yet confident in a boat or old enough to enroll into a Tackers course.
  • Tackers Intro – This experienced to designed for children who are interested in enrolling into the Tackers program but would like to see what sailing is bout before committing to a course.

The next step in the pathway or starting point for some is straight into the junior learn to sail program know as ‘Tackers’ which comprises of three levels,  Tackers 1, 2 and 3.

  • Tackers 1 – Sailing in pairs while learning the basics of sailing
  • Tackers 2– Building on skills learnt in level 1 while being introduced to more technical activities.
  • Tackers 3 – Progressing skills learn in levels 1 & 2. In this level children will learn to sail independently and be introduced to the basics of racing ready to progress in Green Fleet.

Continuing on the pathway after tackers 3 will have the children enrolling into the first stage of coaching known as Green Fleet which is an introduction to racing all the while improving skills in a defined fun and engaging way.

Once your Tackers pathway is complete you can transition to the RGYC Off The Beach (OTB) community who coordinate our junior class’s club racing and/or move to the youth Out There Sailing program a non-competitive recreational sailing program where you can continue to learn new skills in a fun and social environment.

For more information about the Tackers sailing program please check out the resources below:

 

For more details about RGYC Tackers experiences and courses including dates and registrations, please follow the links on the right hand side of the page.