Are you keen to try your hand at a thrilling new sport? Or looking to build on your experience and gain internationally-recognized qualifications? Manly Sailing offer adult sailing courses for all skill levels.

Try Sailing / Try Yachting

2- and 3-hour taster experiences

  • Discover the sport of sailing on our larger yacht or smaller keelboats, and find out if sailing is for you

  • Sessions run regularly in the stunning setting of Sydney Harbour

  • Suitable for absolute beginners

From $120 per person

Australian Sailing

Start Crewing (1A) / Start Helming (1B)

  • Become confident crewing and helming a smaller boat

  • Includes marine safety, anchoring and mooring, wind awareness, terminology, knots

  • Suitable for absolute beginners

  • The two-day courses run from 9am-3pm on weekends

$550 per person for the weekend course

Learn to Crew and Skipper Yachts

International Yacht Training

  • Gain internationally recognised qualifications that allow you to crew or skipper yachts around the globe

  • Taught by our experienced instructors onboard Solace, our 40ft luxury yacht

  • Online study plus practical elements

  • Flexible study options and dates to fit around you

Courses start at $595

Your sailing pathway

Absolute beginner?

Choose one of our Try Sailing courses, before moving on to an Australian Sailing weekend course.

Looking for a refresher or to build on your existing experience?

Chat to our team about the most appropriate course for your sailing goals.

Why choose Manly Sailing?

  • Small-group teaching from experienced instructors with international qualifications

  • Progress from beginner to skipper with us, thanks to our large range of vessels

  • Learn in the stunning setting of Manly Cove, only 20mins by ferry from the CBD