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

$630 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

Please note: Sail School courses are not conducted during December or January

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