Sails & Ales

No experience necessary. Enjoy one of Australia’s famous Club Races on Sydney Harbour.

Have you always wanted to give sailing a go? Look no further than EastSail’s monthly Sails and Ales – Try Sailing Experience on Sydney Harbour!


Take the opportunity to see if you’d like to pursue the sport of sailing. You will be in good hands, with our fleet of yachts exclusively crewed and skippered by our well trained EastSail graduates who will guide you through the race and put you to work! Or, simply look back and take in the stunning views that Sydney Harbour has to offer as the sun sets over the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.


Our Sails and Ales is run monthly to coincide with our weekly Social Club Racing program for EastSail School Graduates. Family and friends are more than welcome to come along! After each race enjoy a friendly debrief and social gathering of sailors on our dock overlooking the water, including post-race snacks and drinks.


Hurry, our Sails and Ales – Try Sailing Sessions sell out fast at only $95 per person! Then take advantage of the rebate after Sails & Ales to book a course – we offer a $50 rebate if you book any course within the following two weeks from the race.


Winter Series Sales & Ales: April through to September

Saturday’s with a 1pm check in;

Our Summer Series will run from October through to May.

Bookings essential as places are limited, simply call 02 9327 1166 or email and we’ll send through a booking form! Please wear comfortable clothing and soft, non-marking shoes.


EastSail Club Racing/Sails and Ales


Waiver and Indemnity: The applicant (itself and for its heirs, successors, executors, administrators, assigns, dependents and other personal representatives) irrevocably waives, releases from and agrees to indemnify and keep indemnified and hold harmless upon demand EastSail (hereafter including its servants, agents, officers, employees) and other participants aboard or persons under EastSail’s control (the “indemnified”) against all losses, claims, causes of action, actions, costs, legal costs, expenses, fees, damages, fines and liabilities of any kind that may be suffered or incurred or made by any person, including me, against EastSail howsoever arising out of or in connection with the charter, sailing in any craft being used in connection with the activity carried on by the indemnified.


Warning / Sailing done at Applicant’s own risk: The applicant acknowledges that sailing is a recreational and/or sporting activity that involves a significant degree of physical exertion, danger and risk to the Applicant and other persons, including but not limited to the risk of temporary or permanent physical or mental harm, injury, disability, death or the aggravation, acceleration or recurrence of any of the foregoing.  The applicant irrevocably acknowledges and accepts these risks and warrants that it engages in the activity solely and exclusively at its own risk. The applicant acknowledges and agrees that sailing can be affected by weather conditions that may change without warning and that there is an element of luck to the prevailing conditions.

Sails and Ales Girls
Competent Crew Course Requirements