Pittwater Yacht Charter

Bronze - Learn to Sail - Beginners Course

Smart Boating’s Bronze – Learn to Sail Course is perfect for beginners who are completely new to sailing.


By the end of the course you’ll know your way around a yacht and understand the basics of sailing.

You’ll even be starting to get comfortable at the helm!


None at all!

Bronze Syllabus
  • Safety and safety equipment
  • Know your way around the yacht
  • Start and stop engine, select gears and manoeuvre under power
  • Assist with mooring, anchoring and berthing
  • Basic nautical terminology
  • Rigging the sails, using winches
  • Steering under sail
  • Points of sailing
  • Upwind sailing and tacking

$480 per person – minimum 2 students

Tuition requested with only 2 students – add $50.00 per person 

Catamaran Tuition is available at an additional cost.

We also offer a Fourth Friend Free Special!
Just book a group of 4 friends together and pay for 3!
1 person attends at no cost.

What’s Included & Course format
  • Smart Boating Instructor & yacht
  • 2 x 6 hour practical lessons (with lunch break)
  • Sail School Courses are sequenced March to November
  • Small group size – minimum 2 / maximum 4
  • Reference notes
  • Smart Boating Certificate of Completion
Where and When

Call or email for upcoming course dates & bookings … 02 9997 5344 – info@smartboating.com.au

All Smart Sailing Courses are conducted on Pittwater, starting from Bayview Anchorage Marina.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your course is scheduled to start.

What to Bring/Wear
  • Water, snacks and lunch
  • Non-marking sand shoes or boat shoes
  • Casual and comfortable clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun screen
  • Gloves (optional)
  • Waterproof Jacket