Junior Dinghy Course

Junior Courses

The waters in front of Garden Route Sailing academy is ideal for the Juniors. The Mossel Bay harbour wall and jetty provides protected water close to shore that gives us the chance to teach them the skill they need in a safe and stress free environment.

Fun at the Dinghy Course

Sailing Course / RS Tera

Chek available Courses

Level 1 My first experience

This course will give you the basic understanding of how a Dinghy sails and some experience of steering and handling the boat. You will be able to sail in light wind supervised. This course can be extended to the full level 1 & 2 course

  • Experience required: None
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Minimum Age: 8 Years
  • Boats Used: Optimist, RS Tera & Laser Pico
  • Price: R1200,-

Level 2 I Understand the basics

Sailing to all the angles of the wind and basic rigging. Will be able to sail in all angles to the wind supervised.

  • Experience required: Level 1
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Minimum Age: 8 Years
  • Boats Used: Optimist, RS Tera & Laser Pico
  • Price: R1200,-

Level 3 Getting to know my boat

Rigging, Launching sailing in all direction to the wind. You should be able to rig, launch and sail your boat in any direction and return to the place you started.

  • Experience required: Level 2
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Minimum Age: 8 Years
  • Boats Used: Optimist, RS Tera & Laser Pico
  • Price: R1200,-

Level 4 Improving my skills

Rigging, Launching sailing in all direction to the wind. You should be able to sail on your own in a moderate breeze.

  • Experience required: Level 3
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Minimum Age: 8 Years
  • Boats Used: Optimist, RS Tera & Laser Pico
  • Price: R1200,-

Level 1 & 2 combined and get 10% Discount

This forms the Level 1&2 to a 4 Day Course for the price of R2160.


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