Try Sailing Day Sunday

Sunday 1 November 2009 is an opportunity for you to try sailing at one of 29 clubs across NSW and the ACT for free!

No appointment is necessary, simply turn up on the day at one of the participating clubs of your choice and register.
You will be warmly welcomed by the club to try your hand at various club boats under the instruction from sailing members.
On the day make sure you wear:

  • comfortable clothing – for example, cotton trousers/shorts, t-shirt/polo & bring something warm.
  • suitable footwear – non-slip shoes with white soles if possible (black soles mark the deck). No bare feet or thongs permitted.
  • a hat
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • bring a bottle of water

This day is primarily aimed at kids dinghy sailing. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 18.
ABBOTSFORD Abbotsford 12-foot Flying Squadron (10am-1pm)
BALMORAL Balmoral Sailing Club (10am-3pm)
BLAKEHURST Kogarah Bay Sailing Club (9am-3pm)
BROOKLYN Hawkesbury River Sailing Club
BROOKLYN Hawkesbury River Yacht Club
BROOKLYN Hornsby PCYC Sailing Club
CHIPPING NORTON Chipping Norton Lake Sailing Club
DARLING POINT RANSA & Sailability Rushcutters Bay (10am-2pm)
DOLLS POINT Georges River Sailing Club
KURNELL Kurnell Catamaran Club (10am-2pm)
MANLY Manly Yacht Club
PHILLIP BAY Yarra Bay 16-ft Skiff Sailing Club
PUTNEY Concord & Ryde Sailing Club
ROSE BAY Woollahra Sailing Club
SANS SOUCI Botany Bay Yacht Club
BERKELEY Port Kembla Sailing Club (10am-2pm)
BUDGEWOI Budgewoi Sailing Club
GUYRA New England Sailing Club
PORT MACQUARIE Port Macquarie Sailing Club (9am-1pm)
SUNSHINE South Lake Macquarie Amateur Sailing Club
TAMWORTH Lake Keepit Sailing Club
TAREE Manning River Sailing Club Sailability
TAREE Taree Aquatic Club
TORONTO Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto
TORONTO Sailability NSW Toronto
TORONTO Toronto Amateur Sailing Club (10am-2pm)
GREENWAY Sailability ACT (12-4pm)
YARRALUMLA Canberra Yacht Club (10am-1pm)
YARRALUMLA YMCA of Canberra Sailing Club
For more information, please log onto
Recorded info line 1300 7 BOATS (26287)
BIA (02) 9438 2077

Join in and have a great day!
This is the 13th year that Try Sailing Day has run. This annual event is organised by the Boating Industry Association of NSW Ltd and supported by Yachting NSW. The Boating Industry Association also organises the Sydney International Boat Show.