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Junior Learn to Sail Term 1 2020

24 February - 6 April

Course details

This Learn to Sail Course is for juniors and will run over 6 consecutive Monday evenings during school term 1 2020. Club Optimist boats are provided, or you can sail your own Opti if you have one. This course is recommended for sailors aged 8yrs to 12yrs..

The course is led by a Yachting New Zealand qualified Learn to Sail instructor and follows the Yachting New Zealand Learn to Sail curriculum. It is run by the club to allow children to learn to sail, in the hope that they will enjoy the course and decide to continue on in the Wakatere Optimist program.


Monday February 24th 2020

Monday March 2nd

Monday March 9th

Monday March 16th

Monday March 23rd

Monday March 30th

Save Date: Monday April 6th

TIME: 3.30pm - 7pm each Monday

COST: $430 - this amount includes junior membership for the season 2019/20. The course booking fee and the membership fee are invoiced separately.

Sailors must be aged 8 years at the time of the course and must be able to swim 50 metres unaided wearing a PFD (personal floating device) and sailing gear. Sailors will need their own buoyancy aid, wetsuit or warm sailing gear. Sailors will need to be available to attend all of the days of the course to obtain their end of course certificate in order to move onto other Wakatere sailing programmes.

PARENTAL HELP: Whilst we have all the instructors and student help we need on the water, we would appreciate parent help from 6.30pm each day to bring the equipment up from the beach, hosing down and putting away.

CLUB MEMBERSHIP: You must be a Wakatere club member to book this course. Please see information about membership on our website. (See ABOUT US / Membership in the main menu)

Please download and complete the membership application and return to

A membership login is required to make the booking.

Any questions, email Lydia at

When booking, give the system a moment to find the sailor's name as you begin to type. A dropdown of club contacts names will appear


Available till 23 Feb 2020

Last updated 3:57am on 13 February 2020

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