Learn to Sail a Yacht - Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne

Learn to Sail a Yacht - Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne

Experience the basics of sailing and enjoy the feeling of being at the helm of a Catalina yacht.

Docklands (Melbourne)
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Item: YA18113CH
Our Price: $135

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  • Description
    • 2.5-hour sailing experience aboard a Catalina yacht
    • Experience and practice yachting tasks such as winches, mainsail and tacking procedures
    • Complimentary snacks

    Enjoy a cruise out of the Docklands and then set the sails and practice your manoeuvres in the bay under the guidance of an experienced crew.

    Your day begins as you board the Catalina yacht with your small group and experienced crew. You'll enjoy a relaxed cruise out of the Melbourne Docklands, then it's onto Port Phillip Bay to hoist the sails and practice your sailing manoeuvres under the watchful eyes of your skipper.

    You'll practice tasks such as winching, mainsail and tacking while taking in the beautiful surrounds. With the wind in your hair and the fresh sea breeze on your skin, you'll feel relaxed and energised. Once your sailing session has ended you'll enjoy complimentary snacks on the cruise back to the Docklands.

    A great day out for someone who has a keen interest in sailing but doesn't know where to start.

    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • No experience required
    • You must be able to board and disembark the boat unaided
    • Passengers must be 12 or over (those aged 12 -16 years of age must have a paying adult guardian to accompany them)
    • Bookings are essential; experience provider will contact the guest with confirmation

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Non-marking shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Hat
    • Comfortable clothing suitable for the weather on the day (wet weather gear is supplied should it rain)

    What is Supplied

    • Vessel
    • Crew
    • Soft drinks and snacks whilst underway
    • Wet weather gear is supplied if required (the experience will be postponed in extreme weather conditions)

    More Information

    A minimum of 6 participants is needed for the experience to go ahead. Please be aware that this is not a private sailing experience. There will be other people on the yacht.


    • Over 2 weeks prior to the experience date: No charge
    • 48 hours to up to 2 weeks prior to the experience date: $50 per person participant fee to change the experience date and time.
    • Any cancellations or changes within 24 hours of the experience date, includes no-shows and late arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. (Exception is where a medical certificate is provided)
    • Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances

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Docklands (Melbourne)

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