Learn to sail at DPSS

Discover Sailing - fun is just the start ...

Sailing is a fun outdoors sport for all the family. DPSS is a Discover Sailing Centre and offers courses for children and adults in Vagabonds or OziOptis.

Start Sailing 1 and 2 Course is run over 6 Sunday mornings.



Tackers 1 and 2 Courses are run over 7 Sunday mornings or over four days in the school holidays.

 What to expect from your DPSS Discover Sailing course:

  • small groups of similar experienced participants
  • a participant pack containing resources to facilitate your development
  • qualified instructors
  • boats and lifejackets provided
  • no special clothing required but bring your hat and sunscreen and wear non-slip shoes
  • prepared to get a little wet and have lots of fun.

Go to the Discover Sailing page for more information.

Notice Board

Sunday club sailing

 Please check this space on Sundays after 11am if the weather is inclement. A notice to cancel or postpone racing will be announced here.

2018 Winter sailing at DPSS

Dates: Sundays 27 May, 17 June, 15 July, 19 August - 1:00pm start

Racing is open to off-the-beach dinghies and skiffs. Competitors must hold a current Australian Sailing Number and his/her boat must have current and valid insurance. One crew from each boat must attend the midday briefing in the clubhouse prior to racing.

Sailing courses

Next Discover Sailing Courses

Tackers 1 - Having Fun for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018 - More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Tackers 2 - Tricks and Techniques for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course held on Sunday mornings 14 Oct - 25 Nov 2018. More information HERE. Registrations opening soon.

Start Sailing 1 and 2 for 12 years to adult - a 6 week course held on Sunday mornings. More information HERE. 

Dolphins (kids and teens) for those who are members and are getting ready to race and have their own boat - on Sunday mornings from 8:30am. $10 per child per morning. Ideally you would have completed Tackers 1 and 2. Starting 7 October 2018 and finishing 9 Dec 2018.