Tackers 2 – tricks and techniques in the Optimist sailing boat

Ideal for 7 to 12 year olds – Level 2

Tackers 2 - Ticks and Techniques: If kids are confident, they can sail a boat on their own with lots of support, supervision and encouragement from the Instructor and Assistant Instructors.

Prerequisite: Completed Tackers 1, must be able to swim and be water confident. A buoyancy vest is supplied for the course.

Cost: Non-member $460, Junior Member $400 – both prices inclusive of GST (for 20 hour program).

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Upcoming Tackers 2 Courses

Tackers 2

5 x Sundays

4 August 08:00 - 12:00
11 August 08:00 - 12:00
18 August 08:00 - 12:00
25 August 08:00 - 12:00
1 September 08:00 - 12:00

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Week 2 School Holidays

Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October

Tackers 2

5 x Sundays

27 October 08:00 - 12:00
3 November 08:00 - 12:00
10 November 08:00 - 12:00
17 November 08:00 - 12:00
24 November 08:00 - 12:00

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Registering for a course:

Please use the links to the information pages above to choose the right course for your child. A full list of available course dates is shown on the page. If you know which course you would like to enrol in you can also choose from the upcoming courses below.


To make a course booking, please use the ‘enrol now’ button to go to the registration page. This will take you to an Australian Sailing (AS) registration page. Australian Sailing is the national body for the sport. RFBYC is a registered Australian Sailing Training Centre.

You will need to know the Australian Sailing (AS) number of the sailor in order to register or you can create one for a new sailor. This becomes your childs unique identifier and stores their course information for future reference which can be accessed by your registered club and yourself. It is important that the AS number is created for the person doing the course with their own name and details, this number stays with them for their lifetime journey in sailing.