School Holiday Course

The CYCA Youth Sailing Academy School Holiday Course provides an ideal introduction to keel-boat sailing for sailors aged 13-18 whose sailing experiences range from very limited to reasonably competent. Conducted four times a year during school term breaks, each course is four days in length and uses the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy’s fleet of Elliott 7m keel-boats, crewed by 5 sailors with an on-board instructor.

Course Dates   

25 – 28 September 2023

19 – 22 December 2023 

16 – 19 January 2024

23 – 26 April 2024

Lesson Times: 0900 – 1600hrs each day.

Download the 2023 Brochure here


Fees & Enrolment 

School Holiday Course: $475

Members: Full Members of the CYCA will receive a 15% discount off the course fee.

Online Registration Form

Through a New South Wales Government initiative, the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy has been approved as an Active Kids Program provider which allows parents to claim and redeem a $50.00 Active Kids voucher per school enrolled child to cover registration of a CYCA Youth Sailing Academy course.

Sun Foundation Scholarships: Through the generously of a CYCA Club member, sailors at participating dinghy Club’s across New South Wales, may be eligible for a Sun Foundation Scholarship, which is for a 50% discount on a School Holiday Course. Please contact your local dinghy Club to inquire of the status of these scholarships.


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