Learn to Sail

Sign up for our Learn to Sail course this summer at the Raglan Sailing Club. We offer 5 lessons for $75 per person for both adults and kids

Learn to Sail


learn to sail in the raglan harbour

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Learn to Sail in the beautiful Lorenzen Bay in Raglan, NZ. We offer a Learn to Sail program for $15 per session on Sundays plus membership fees, when the tide is right.

Please note that we only have space for 12 per session, so make sure you sign up to secure your spot!


Our Regular Courses:

Learn to Sail Level 1/2 for Kids

Our Learn to Sail course is designed for kids aged 7 years and older who have never sailed before and have little experience on the water. We teach boat and water safety, and the basics of sailing. By the end of the course participants will be able to sail in a straight line to a point, tack, gybe, and beat upwind. They will also be able to tie a figure 8 knot, and a reef knot.

The cost is $75 for 5 lessons plus membership fees.

Dates for Term 4 lessons are as follows:

October 24th 11am-1pm

November 7th 10:30-12:30pm

November 21st 10am-12pm

December 5th 9:30-11:30am

December 19th 9:30-11:30am


Learn to Sail Level 3 for Kids

Our Level 3 course is for kids who have completed our Learn to Sail Level 1 and 2 courses, or the equivalent at another club. In this course we will improve on control and skills, learn how to speed up and slow down, play sailing games like Sail Ball and Sailing Quidditch, and learn how to race. Participants will also learn how to tie a bowline knot, and a round turn with two half hitches knot.

The cost is $75 for 5 lessons plus membership fees. See below for Sailing School Schedule 2021-22

Dates for Term 4 lessons are as follows:

October 23th 10:30am-12:30pm

November 6th 10am-12pm

November 20th 9:30am-11:30am

December 4th 9am-11am

December 18th 9am-11am


Learn to Sail for Adults

Our Learn to Sail course is designed for adults who have never sailed before and have little experience on the water. We teach boat and water safety, and the basics of sailing. By the end of the course participants will be able to sail in a straight line to a point, tack, gybe, and beat upwind. They will also be able to tie a figure 8 knot, a reef knot, a bowline, and a round turn 2 half hitches. They will learn about points of sail, weather conditions, and how to apply dinghy sailing to keeler sailing if applicable. Private lessons also offered on request, contact Kirsten at 021 216 7522 or visit the private lesson booking site.

The cost is $75 for 5 lessons plus membership fees. Private lessons are $50 per hour and you can sign up online and pay online or by cash. See below for Sailing School Schedule 2020-21

Dates for Term 4 group lessons are as follows:

October 24th 11am-1pm

November 7th 10:30-12:30pm

November 21st 10am-12pm

December 5th 9:30-11:30am

December 19th 9:30-11:30am


What should I bring?

Check out our Shop to pre-order our Raglan Sailing Club T-shirt!

RSC Schedule 2021/2022

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