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imageIntroductiontoSailingsyllabusGood news for people that just want to go for a ride on a sailboat or learn the basics and see if they want to take up sailing pursuits in the future. We have moved the practical sessions for the Discover Sailing trips and Learn to Sail courses to Admiral Marina in Port Dickson. (See below) These sessions would suit a small family or agile group of friends that would like to share in a sailing experience on our 25ft racing keelboat over the weekend or during the school holidays. Although no experience is necessary, participants are expected to be involved with sailing the yacht and agile enough to move from side to side during the maneuvers

The Learn to Sail with Asian Yachtmasters keel boat training scheme is designed to promote growth of the local sailing scene. The main aim is to provide a place where similarly interested people can come together and partake in all sorts of pleasure boating activities. We have taken over the 25ft Platu #129 and renamed her AsianYachting 1 and are inviting interested persons to come to Pt Dickson and try out our 2-hour Discover Sailing program, to see what its like and perhaps go on to pursue further sailing activities.

Who to contact?
AY Headquarters on +6 06 6477701,
Google map Hasslan +6 016 2564532,
Capt Marty +6 016 2714134
Or Email: info@asianyachting.com

Where are we located?
Port Dickson is the closest beach resort town and has the only decent marina facilities near to Kuala Lumpur. Presently split between two locations. Practical sailing sessions take place at Admiral Marina and Theory Sessions from PD World Marina. (See enlarged Location Map or click on the interactive Goggle aerial photo for how to get there)
Apartment B-1-8 Straits View
PD World Marina
Pt Dickson 71050,
Malaysia.

Discover Sailing (2 hours)
This is basically a joy ride around the harbour for people to experience sailing and see if they like to go for more.
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 pm daily (Booking required in advance)

Min 3 - Max 6 persons per trip

imageIntroduction to Sailing Course (2 days)
If you are looking for a more hands on approach to sailing on a racing yacht then the 2-Day Introduction to Sailing course is recommended. No previous sailing experience is needed and the aim is to provide a brief taste of sailing for novices. By the end of a Two-day Course, participants will have had a short introduction to the sport, including basic boat handling techniques and a healthy dose of essential background knowledge thrown in. The course syllabus includes safety, seamanship, knots and nautical terms. Course Completion Certificates will be awarded to those successfully completing the course which is limited to 5 participants per session. So enroll early to avoid disappointment.
Dates:

Time: 10:00 to 12:30 Classroom Theory
image 12:30 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 16:30 Practical Session onboard yacht.

Enrollments can now be Registered Online...

Advanced Crewing Techniques (2 days)
As demand for team building exercises and forming racing teams is increasing, the main aim of the 2-day Advanced Crewing Techniques course is
to compliment the Introduction to Sailing course. The Advanced Crewing Techniques concentrates on crew roles, spinnaker handling and teamwork. Participants should have completed or have experienced the basic sailing techniques covered in the Introduction to Sailing syllabus before proceeding onto the advanced course. Course Completion Certificates will be awarded to those successfully completing the course.
Dates: TBA Register Online...
Time:
10:00 to 12:30 Classroom Theory
12:30 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 16:30 Practical Session onboard yacht.

Introductory Rates

COURSE

 

Weekends &
Public Holidays

Weekdays

Discover Sailing (2 hours)(3 pax min).

per pax
RM120.00
RM110.00
       

Introduction to Sailing (2 days)

     

Adults

per pax

RM1020.00

RM1020.00

Under 21

per pax

RM750.00

RM750.00

       
Advanced Crewing Techniques (2 days)      
Adults per pax

RM1020.00

RM1020.00

Under 21 per pax

RM750.00

RM750.00

       

7.7m Sailing Boat Charter (5 pax max)

     

with Instructor / Skipper

per day

RM1360.00

RM1100.00

with Instructor / Skipper and crew

per day

RM1510.00

RM1250.00

       

with Instructor / Skipper

1/2 day

RM920.00

RM740.00

with Instructor / Skipper and crew

1/2 day

RM1020.00

RM840.00

Note: Introduction to Sailing & Advanced Crewing courses commence with a minimum of 4 adults or 5 under 21 yrs old.

Being a outdoor sport on a sailing yacht participants are to take note to the following:
Be prepared for the weather. Under the sun / rain, light /strong wind and sea conditions.
Soft white sole footwear, shorts, T-shirts / swimming costume, sun screen and hats recommended
Wear provided life jackets while on the yacht.
Adhere to skipper / crew instructions

Meanwhile access the complete AY Sail training syllabus with easy step by step boat handling maneuvers, plus all the info on obtaining the essential practical skills to safely master any type or size of pleasure yacht anywhere in the world from http://asianyachting.com/AYmasters/aymenu.htm

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