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Learning to Sail

Our fleet of Topper Sailing Dinghies provide an exciting and cost effective way for you to experience the thrills of Sailing. We provide you with the quickest and easiest way to Learn to Sail and our Topper range of boats are suitable for complete Beginners through to Advanced Sailing and Racing clinics.  

Elements Watersports offers Learn to Sail lessons for Adults and Kids

Or you can Hire our Topper Topaz and Omega Dinghy’s and simply enjoy sailing on your own or with family and friends.

What's it like Sailing with Elements Watersports?

We have a range of courses to suit a variety of abilities, from a Single Taster Session if you are completely new to the sport to Intermediate and Advanced Courses to further enhance your skills.

You can also choose a Learn to Sail in one Weekend Course, a great way to get the skills you need to Hire our range of sailing dinghies.  See our Upcoming Courses for dates,

Once you have reached Elements Ready to Rent ( YNZ level 2 or RYA Level 2),  you can hire our great Topaz dinghies and enjoy sailing socially at Kulim Park any time during the week, in the Evenings or at Weekends during our Sailing Social Club  - A great way to enjoy sailing without the expense of owning or storing your own dinghy.  

Elements Watersports are also suppliers of the excellent range of Topper sailing dinghy’s so when your ready we can offer expert advice and guidance on which Topper Sailing Dinghy will suit you so you get the most out of sailing.  See our Retail Store for more details.

  • Learn to Sail Experience Lesson    $80

1 hour - For those of you wishing to try the sport before booking a learn to sail course.   Book Now

  • Basic Skills - Learn To Sail / Ready to Hire a Dinghy Course     $390

3 x 2 hour lessons - Available weekdays and weekends. Lessons can be booked in as and when suits you. Learn the sailing skills you need to be ready to hire our great Topaz Dinghies or buy your own boat.       Book Now

  • Sailing Clinics     $80

1 hour.  Tailor made tuition from our professionally qualified instructors.     

Learn more about Racing, Spinnakers, Trapeze work, Gybing or Strong Wind Sailing.  Book Now

  • Learn to Sail in a Weekend - 4 x 2 hour lessons.   $520  

Includes a Free 1 hour Rental.   

Accelerate your learning - A great course for beginners wanting to fast track their learning in one full weekend. Get ready to hire our dinghies or buy your own and sail with friends after this intensive course.  Suitable for anyone who is looking for a safe and enjoyable introduction to sailing. If you have never sailed before or are looking for a refresher course.  Once completed, you will be ready to Hire our Topaz Dinghies and  join our Sailing Social Club . 

During this course you will be introduced to the basic aspects of dinghy sailing; tacking, gybing, helming and your points of sail. You will learn to sail solo and get introduced to the relevant theory topics of basic weather, tides, safety and capsize routines as we accelerate you through your course.

This Learn to Sail course is a full 8 hours of learning with 2 x 2 hour lessons on Saturday and the same on Sunday.  You will also receive 1 Free hour of Topaz Dinghy Rental worth $40 when you buy this course, A great way to practise your new found sailing skills.

For dates of courses call us on 0800 486 729 or check out our upcoming courses.   Book Now

Join us during the evening anytime between 4pm and 7pm or on set weekends and enjoy sailing with others, hints and tips from our professionally qualified instructors, fun regattas and destination sails. Follow us on Facebook, Join our Newsletter or give us a call to book your equipment.

All our courses and rental sessions include all your equipment and clothing, so there are no hidden extras.

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Or you can Call us now on 0800 486 729 to talk to us about Learning to Sail or fill in our easy to use Contact Us form and we will email you with all the information you need to get started.