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.

Winter sailing dates: 18 June, 16 July, 13 August. NOR and SIs HERE

2017-18 sailing at DPSS

 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. After three races with our club, we ask that new sailors become members. Boats sailing from DPSS must be registered at DPSS.

Please check calendar regularly for updated information about sailing events at DPSS.

Sailing courses

Next Discover Sailing Courses

 Start Sailing 1 and 2 for 12 years to adults - 7 Sundays - Starting October 2017 - more information soon.

Tackers 1 - Having Fun for 6 to 12 years - a 7 week course starting October 2017 - more information soon.

Tackers 2 - Tricks and Techniques for those kids who have completed Tackers 1 -  7 week course starting October 2017 - more information soon.

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. Winter dates: 18 June, 16 July, 13 August.