Holiday Camps, Have Some Fun Out On The Water

Sailing holiday camps

Every year we greet many enthusiastic kids who participate in our 2 and 3 days holiday sailing camps. It does not matter if you have never sailed before or if you are an experienced sailer, at Manly sailing you are always at the right place. We have dinghy and keelboat camps to suit all ages.

All holiday camps include an introduction to boat handling skills, the basics of sailing and fosters confidence in boats and water safety, all while having a heap of fun with other kids! Our instructors have a lot of experience and have completed training to have the opportunity to share their passion with you.

We offer sailing holiday camps for kids from 7-17 divided in 3 age groups/sailing ability.

Dinghy sailing for ages 7 to 10 (younger advanced sailors will join O’pen Skiff sailors) and 11 to 13 and Keelboat sailing camp for ages 12-17.

Our aim is to have happy, confident sailors going home with excited tales of their sailing adventures at the end of each day.

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Adventure Holiday Camps

Adventure Holiday Camps

Our Adventure Holiday Camps are an amazing opportunity for the participants to try a range of activities on the water and in the surrounding area. Activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling, paddleboarding and hiking as well as team building games and problem solving challenges.

The aim is to give them a taste of lost of activities, build their confidence and water awareness whilst having as much fun as possible all under the guidance of our experienced Instructors.

Our adventure holiday camp activities change day to day and vary based on the weather conditions.

What You Need To Know

  • Duration of the course – 2 or 3 Day Camps (1 day Adventure or 5 day / combination camps can be organised)

  • Times of the courses – Complimentary early drop off starts at 8.30am with a selection of games and activities before the camp starts. Camps run from 09:30 till 3pm each day. Pickup is between 3pm and 5.30pm (kids can help de-rigging, play some games, watch a movie)

  • Boats: The younger age group sail with a partner in an Optimist. The older age group or those that have already had sailing experience sail in an O’pen Skiff (sometimes on their own, sometimes doubled up) and the keelboat camp sail in a 24ft keelboat

  • Whats skills are needed – In our camps we teach beginners, advanced and teen students who want to improve their skills. No previous experience is required. We will make teams of children of similar sailing abilities, age and / or friends.

  • Recess & Lunch – Please bring recess and lunch as well as a water bottle with you.

  • Sun Safety – We do our best to keep the kids safe, we need your help. Caps/wide brim hats, long wetsuits, long sleeve rashies are a MUST. Zinc is strongly recommended, it really is the only thing strong enough. Old trainers/reef shoes are required.

    Rash vests are available for purchase from our office for $45.

  • Adventure Camp Activities – Adventure camp *may* include sailing but not guaranteed. Activities are selected based on weather conditions and include things such as windsurfing, paddleboarding, hiking, kayaking.

  • Pricing:

    Dinghy sailing camp: 3 day $435, 2 day $300

    Keelboat sailing camp: 2 day $400

    Adventure camp: 3 day $330, 2 day $225, 1 day $115

Adventure Holiday Camps

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