The annual FREE Discover Sailing Day, which offers the experienced and beginner alike the opportunity to try life under sail, is scheduled for Sunday 20th November (10am-3.00pm) at Concord and Ryde Sailing Club located at Kissing Point Park Corner of Waterview St and Yaralla Rd Putney.

You’ll have the option to go out for a short sail with an experienced sailor, have a look around the club’s facilities, and find out about the programs and courses available. There is something for the whole family and even kids as young as six years old can sail when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Interested sailors can register online at the club’s website or simply turn up at the club on the day, wear comfortable clothing, soft soled shoes that can be worn in the water, wear sunscreen and a hat. Club members provide the use of their craft and experienced skippers will take you for a sail, it’s recommended you allow at least 1.5 -2 hours if you want to get out on the water. Life jackets of all sizes are provided by the club.

Several different types of dinghies will be taking part including: Spirals, Tasars, NS14s, Herons, Catamarans, Optis, Moths and Firebugs.

For more information regarding Discover Sailing Day, please contact Frank Williams 9631 4683, Sandra Donovan 9816 5468 or David Loring 9636 4370.

The Discover Sailing Day regularly attracts and introduces annually more than 2000 people around Australia to the exciting sport of sailing.

For further information about Discover Sailing Day, please log onto Discover Sailing Day – Australian Sailing – Discover Sailing

Main photo: Discover sailing and Kids having fun sailing on the Parramatta River. Photo Nicole Williams