Darwin Sailing Club

Discover Sailing

Course Details

Are you not quite ready to move up to the next level of Tackers? Want to practice your skills a little more before moving into a new syllabus? Or simply want to spend more time on the water in a less structured environment without a set curriculum? Then the Darwin Sailing Club's Discover Sailing is for you!

Designed to give kids the opportunity to spend more time on the water in an unstructured environment, with a focus on games and fun as opposed to a set Tackers syllabus. At a cost of only $100 per term, kids can get their confidence up by getting water time in a range of Club dinghies and have the opportunity to meet other kids of all ages and experience levels. 

The 4th session of every term is a "Come and Try" session, in which kids can bring down their friends and family to show them how much fun they have been having sailing on Fannie Bay. These taster sessions are only $20 per person, the cost of which is discounted from any future course bookings. 

If you have a sport voucher, enter the related discount code during the registration process. The physical sport voucher must be displayed to the Club staff before the first session of the course. Full course fee will apply if the sport voucher is not presented.


Completed or are currently participating in Tackers 1

What to Bring 

DSC will provide participants with life jackets and boats. We have toilets and change rooms, and water fountains.

However there are a few things you will need to bring with you to ensure safety and fun on the water:

  • Close-toed shoes (no thongs)
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Stinger suit or leggings (Box jellyfish are still present in the water so some form of protection is recommended)

Expression of Interest

If any course that you wish to participate in is fully booked or not scheduled, please email an expression of interest to our Training Coordinator at [email protected]

Thanks to supporters of the Darwin Sailing Club