Beginners Class

Start Helming

After you complete your Helming Course, you will have the confidence to skipper a small yacht or dinghy on the Harbour. During this course you complete vital seamanship skills, man overboard, and anchoring.


  • 4 x 3 hour practical lessons on Sydney Harbour
  • 1 x Theory and social evening, followed by fine wine in the Yacht Club
  • Unlimited *Practice Sessions for two weeks
  • Waterproof Course kit with Textbook, Logbook and rope for knot practice.
  • 1 x Twilight Race
  • Keelboat Start Helming Course Certificate

Practical Course Content:

  • Safety equipment and rigging the yacht
  • Points of sailing, going about, gybing and rotating at the helm,
  • Join your crew for drinks in the famous Sydney Hobart Bar after your sail.

Keelboat - Start Helming Course

  • Single Person Price: $795
  • Groups 2 or More: $695 pp (If this is your first course)
  • Upgrade by your 2nd lesson to Start Helming and Spinnaker and still get the 10% Program Discount (Save $228)
  • Plus $95 Yachting Australia registration, insurance, logbook, textbook. (only if this is your first course with us)
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