Learn how to sail and handle a yacht

The Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron offers a course in How To Sail.

Designed for the complete Novice, and with qualified instructors you will learn how a yacht sails, ropes and knots, seamanship skills and the basic rules of the water.

Navigation – Another great Sailing course designed for the person who wants to be on the water and more often – venturing out the Great Barrier Reef or even Cruising the Coral Sea.

This course is designed for novices and introduces you to the main aspects of boat navigation. An introduction to the Compass, how to read nautical charts (maps), understanding tides and currents and the effect these have on route planning.
A very comprehensive course with a real hands on approach.