Always wanted sailing lessons?
Hobsons Bay Yacht Club Boating Academy offers a range of Sailing courses for a variety of ages and any experience level
HBYC Boating Academy is an Accredited discover Sailing Centre, conveniently located close to Melbourne, providing a fun and safe learning environment with friendly qualified instructors.
$350 pp for all 12 hour Australian Sailing courses.
Discover Sailing Experiences are a great introduction to sailing in a fun three hour sail with a partner, group of friends, work colleagues, family, or as a way to try a new hobby and meet people.
Hobsons Bay Yacht Club offers Junior training, In the form of the Australian Sailing OutThere Program, running Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 1:00 over the summer holidays.
HBYC also offers courses on high powered motor boats to provide you with the skills to operate in confined spaces, and in in different wind and wave conditions.
Most clubs now require all those operating club boats to complete this training.
HBYC is now offering marine radio operator Courses. You can learn how to operate VHF or HF for both coastal waters and offshore crewing and ocean racing.
HBYC now offers the chance for anyone who has completed a sailing course to be paired with an experienced skipper and participate in club events and practice the skills from their sail training.
It is possible to learn without sailing lessons, but professional instruction and a structured course makes it much easier and more enjoyable.
An accredited training center will also provide a suitable boat, responsive enough to let you know when you are doing everything well, without being too hard to handle.
All HBYC Sailing courses cost $350, for 12 hours of theory and practical training.
This provides the best introduction to the sport, ensuring you have all the fundamental knowledge and skill to build upon.
Your first HBYC Boating Academy course also includes 3 months of trial membership to help you make use of your new skills.
Hobsons Bay Yacht Club Boating Academy is an accredited Discover Sailing Centre, all HBYC courses are run through the Australian Sailing pathways by friendly, qualified Australian Sailing instructors.
Yes it is possible. If none of the listed dates suit you, there are two options. HBYC boating academy may be able to schedule an addition course at the standard price for groups of 3 or 4.
Yes, providing that your boat is suitable and meets or exceeds the minimum required safety equipment requirements, HBYC Boating Academy can teach on your own boat.