Waka Adventure

Waka Adventure

Wakatere's adventure program is designed for youths aged 12-17 with the aims of having fun, making friends, and learning a variety of skills. Sailors are given the opportunity to learn to sail, explore different types of sailing such as windsurfing and be introduced to powerboat driving. 

The adventure program focuses on the social aspect of being a member of a boating club, whether in a dinghy, kayak, or hanging out on the beach. Sailors are not required to own their own boat; most sailing will be done in club-owned RS Fevas.

Upcoming Course

Youth Learn to Sail - Oct. 11-15th  20121pm-4pm each day Cost: $400
Youth Learn to Sail

Oct. 11-15th 2012

1pm-4pm each day

Cost: $400

Upcoming Course

Adventure 1 Term 4 - 17th Oct-12th Dec 2021Sundays 09:00 – 12:00Cost: $300
Adventure 1 Term 4

17th Oct-12th Dec 2021

Sundays 09:00 – 12:00

Cost: $300

What courses are in the Waka Compass Adventure Programme?

LTS info

Who should sign up for this course?

To sail in Youth LTS, sailors must:
-be able to swim 50 metres unaided wearing a PFD (personal floating device) and sailing gear

What do I need for this course?

-Wetsuit
-Lifejacket (the club has some available to borrow)
-Polyprop top/rash vest top or similar (thermals)
-Togs
-Light wind jacket or spray top (goes over the top to keep the wind out)
-Beach shoes or old sneakers (please make sure they do not have a slippery bottom)
-Warm beanie
-Sun cap
-Sunscreen
-Towel-Change of clothes for after sailing including a jumper
-Water bottle
-Snacks or use the cafe next door

Parent help

Whilst we have all the instructors and student help we need on the water, we welcome parent help each day to bring the equipment up from the beach, hosing down and putting away. Thank you!

Join us another time?

If now isn't the right time, leave your details with us and we will let you know when the next course is open for bookings.  

 

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