Junior Sailing Windsurfing BSC
Balmoral Sailing Club
Balmoral Sailing Club (BSC) - Junior Sailing Program
Orientation day for 2019 will be on 9:30 am September 14
BSC Junior Sailing Program is Ideally suited to kids who have completed our Tackers program ,or can sail around a course in moderate conditions.
Designed for Juniors Sailors aged 8+ who have a passion for sailing and would like to further develop their skills into Club racing.
The program runs on Saturday mornings from 9:30am to 12:00pm and will run during Terms 4 and 1 of the summer season.
The program includes instruction by qualified coaches from Balmoral Water Sports (BWS). Instruction will consist of both on-water and off-water lessons, together with participation in club and inter-club racing. All on-water activities are supported by a rescue boat, with trained operators.
The requirements for the program are as follows:
- Prior sailing Experience to at least Tackers 3. level, with sail, water confident.
- BSC membership – Click Me
The program is lead by a trained coach and supported by volunteers. To help support the program BSC encourages the families of junior sailors to get involved in the club and to support their child’s passion for sailing. BSC encourages at least one parent to help with the program every week.
Opportunities to assist include both on-water and off-water activities. Additionally, there are numerous social activities at the club including BBQ’s, pizza nights and prize nights.
The junior program is an Open Fleet. Current boats in the fleet are MJ’s and OpenBics, Windsurfers, Other boats are welcome. The club has several loaner boats for those wishing to try out these boats. Racking facilities for boat owners are available through the club
For more information contact:
Class Captain: Andrew Dent
Head Coach: Jono Allen
To Drive the rescue boats requires 4 day of training
1. RYA Powerboat Level 2. Click Me to book in 2 Days
After completing this course you can go with your certificate to RMS
and apply boat licence for a small fee $50.
2. Safety Boat Operator Click Me to book in 2 Days
Sunscreen, Common chemicals used in thousands of products to protect against harmful effects of ultraviolet light threaten corals and other marine life, so please choose natural sunscreen products, It's best to apply sunscreen 20-30 minutes before going outside