Mt Pleasant Yacht Club Inc
Because of the nature of the sport weather conditions can change and be unsuitable. Also facilities in
the form of suitable boats and instructors may also not be available. MPYC make no guarantees as to
availability of facilities on any particular day. The decision to sail is with the Officer of the Day and
with the Instructor.
To enrol in the course you will need to pay the course fee of $235 prior to or at the time of enrolling
which includes one year's membership fees.
What to Bring
You are required to bring warm clothes. We suggest the following:
- woollen or polyprop gear
- a windbreaker
- suitable footwear
- a change of clothes (especially underwear or swimming togs); and
- a towel
- wet suit and buoyancy aid if you have them
- Life jackets and sunscreen are available
You are welcome to have a shower after the lesson and refreshments in the clubhouse after the on the
When to arrive
Please arrive at the stated time, as it is necessary to cover some theory as well as rig the yacht so that
you get the most out of each lesson.
LEARN TO SAIL PROGRAMME Spring 2020
|Sat OCT 10th||10:30||Into to Programme. Sign up|
|Sun OCT 11th||11:15||First Sailing|
|Sat OCT 24th||10:50||Sailing Camp (Labour w/e)|
|Sun OCT 25th||11:45||Sailing Camp (Labour w/e)|
|Mon OCT 26th||12:40||Sailing Camp (Labour w/e)|
|Sat Nov 7th||9:15||Sailing|
|Sun Nov 8th||10:00||Sailing|
|Sat Nov 21st||9:45||Under bridge sail.|
|Sat Dec 12th||13:30||Sailing/Games day|
For the programme to work parents need to help out with duties including:
- Rigging and de-rigging optimists. Instruction will be given to parents for this.
- Running a rescue boat, especially at the start of the course (training will be provided).
- Organising boats and sailors at waters edge and in the water.
Programme for New Year will be available before Christmas.
Galley hands in canteen would be appreciated
Contact Keith Hay for further information