Adult learn to sail

As an accredited Australian Sailing Discover Sailing Centre the club offers opportunities and experiences to suit all abilities. Our team of qualified instructors and coaches are dedicated to sharing their knowledge and passion for the sport of sailing.

Royal Brighton Yacht Club has one of the most active sailing calendars in Victoria. With learn to sail courses, powerboat courses, social sailing, racing and volunteer opportunities there are several ways to get on the water. We look forward to welcoming you and showing you how fun, safe, accessible, and affordable sailing is.

Here at RBYC we offer a number of options for adults interested in sailing. Whether you are keen to learn in a dinghy or a keelboat, spend an afternoon or do a course. Discover Sailing courses can lead on to a wide range of sailing and social opportunities at RBYC, both recreational and competitive.

Covid-19 information

Click the button below to find out how our operations will change in regards to training courses in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how that will affect you as a participant or parent/guardian.

Courses calendar

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Frequently asked questions

Is it safe?

Safety is the top priority at RBYC.  The club provides all the safety equipment needed and all instructors maintain current qualifications and certificates dictated by Australian Sailing and RBYC, including first aid training and working with children checks.

Do I need to be a member of the club?

You do not need to be a member of a club to take part in one of our adult courses

Do I need a boat?

All boats are provided by RBYC

What do I need to bring?

All the safety equipment is provided by the club. In addition you will need:
– Clothes & shoes (including change) – wear ones you don’t mind getting wet and will keep you warm on cold days
– Towel
– Drink bottle
– Hat
– Sunscreen