Basic Sailing Course

Basic Sailing Course (BSC)

The Basic Sailing Course gives you a head start in pursuing an interest in dinghy sailing. Using a Laser Pico which is a 2-men craft where you can take turns in assuming the role of being a helmsman or crew together with a partner. The course syllabus includes basic knowledge of sailing related to rigging, knots, points of sail crafts and capsize drills. You will also get to know more about safety regulations out at sea, which will put you in good stead should you desire to pursue other Sea Sports courses in future. Participants who pass both the theory and practical test during the Level 1 Sailing Clinic will be issued a Singapore Sailing Proficiency Level 1 card. Sign up today to glide in the seas!

The Laser Pico is a two-person craft that has a main sail and a jib sail. It can also be sailed single-handedly just by removing the jib sail. It is usually the preferred craft for teaching of basic sailing course as its strong wind hull provides great stability and space for maneuverability You will learn to be both the Helmsman and the Crew. It is easy to sail.

Venue:  SAF Yacht Club
               (43 Admiralty Road West Singapore 759962)

Course Duration:
3 days (2 X half Saturdays and 2 X Sundays)*
2pm to 6pm (Saturday)
9.30am to 5.30pm (Sunday, 2 sessions concurrently)

*Class will commence with a minimum of 6 participants conducted in English.

Eligibility / Pre-Requisite for Basic Sailing Course
Must be physically fit; Able to swim 50 metres with life buoyancy aid.

Equipment:
Laser Pico and life vest will be provided.

Basic Sailing Course Fees:
SAFYC Member - $192.60
Public - $321.00

MRO Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this course fee.
(**Prices inclusive of 7% GST)

Course Dates for 2017
12, 18, 19 & 25 Febuary
8, 9, 15 & 16 April
4, 10 & 11 June (The course will be rescheduled to 3 day course due to our signature event being held on 3rd June 2017)
5, 6, 12 & 13 August
7, 8, 14 & 15 October
9, 10, 16 & 17 December

Want to have a clearer idea of what's behind the Basic Sailing Course? Check out the video here!