Be a part of EastSail’s Adventure sailing courses
It’s never been easier to join one of EastSail’s RYA Ocean Adventure Sailing trips! Experience the thrills of offshore and ocean cruising and racing with an EastSail RYA Yachtmaster Instructor beside you as your guide to the Big Blue. Add some serious miles to your log book with our milebuilder courses or undertake an RYA Competent Crew, Dayskipper or Coastal Skipper course while exploring the magnificent Australian East Coast from a different perspective. Whatever your preferred sail or ability level, EastSail has a trip that will quench your thirst for adventure!
Adventure Sailing Dates 2018
5 or 10 day Milebuilders: 10 days Yeppoon – Sydney September 4-13 OR 5 days either Yeppoon – Gold Coast September 4-8 OR Gold Coast- Sydney Sepember 9-13.This is the ultimate combination of learning, gaining coastal experience and just plain cruising! 5 or 10 days aboard our Beneteau 47.7 ‘Eagle Rock’ with 2 Yachtmaster Instructors. Lots of miles, lots of night hours, lots of port entries. Yachtmaster candidates will be able to log 60 mile passages as skipper and overnight voyages to satisfy exam pre requities. Port entries may include The Keppels, Bundaberg, Urangan, The Fraser Coast, The Great Sandy Straits, Moreton Bay, Mooloolaba, Southport, Coffs Harbour, Broughton Island, Port Stephens, Newcastle and Pittwater. We may even get further south to Port Hacking and Botany Bay however the course will finish in Sydney on 13th September.
Whitsunday adventure sailing course BOOKED OUT Adventurous spirits are invited to participate in this 6 day exciting voyage through the beautiful Whitsunday, Cumberland and Northumberland Islands from Hamilton Island to Yeppoon. This 260 nautical mile leg is the ultimate combination of learning, gaining experience and coral island cruising! The complete Competent Crew, Dayskipper or Coastal Yachtmaster course will be covered on this leg, with plenty of time to relax as well! Your EastSail RYA Yachtmaster Instructor will be your cruise director as you make ports of call at Thomas Island, The Percy Islands, Island Head Bay and Pearl Bay. Sailing skills will be taught and reinforced in a relaxed atmosphere covering topics such as coastal and satellite navigation, passage planning, cooking at sea, basic engineering and maintenance, spinnaker work, and reefing. With the balmy Whitsundays as your backdrop, you won’t want to come home!
NSW Islands Adventure sailing course – BOOKED OUT During this 6 day adventure course you can choose to complete either RYA Competent Crew, Dayskipper, Dayskipper Plus or Coastal Skipper syllabus.. Join us for this challenging voyage sailing along the NSW coast to the north and circumnavigate these islands – Lion, Bird, Bondelbah, Cabbage Tree, Boondaba with port entries into Pittwater and the Hawkesbury, Newcastle, Port Stephens and the picturesque Esmerelda Bay on Broughton Island. You will be sailing aboard one of our Beneteau First 40 yachts and this course will include night sailing, offshore miles, passage and pilotage planning. $1695.
Port Stephens Regatta April 2019
Register your interest to sail aboard our Beneteau First 40 Breakthrough in the largest regatta in NSW on the beautiful crystal clear waters of Port Stephens. Spend 8 days training and racing with an experienced EastSail skipper, including a day of training in Sydney before you go and a refresher in Port Stephens the day before the series commences! You’ll also do some Adventure Sailing along the coast from Sydney to Port Stephens as part of your preparation. Races run from Monday-Sunday in 2 x 3 day series.