Hillarys Yacht Club

Club Details
Telephone Club Office: +61 8 9246 2833
Email admin@hillarysyachtclub.com.au
Website www.hillarysyachtclub.com.au/dinghies/dinghies08.htm

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Location Address Northside Drive, Hillarys, Western Australia 6025
Postal Address PO Box 348, Hillarys, Western Australia 6923
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Club's Optimist Sailing Information

Hillarys Yacht Club offers family and competitive sailing for all ages and experience levels in the clear, clean water off Hillarys Boat Harbour. They sail dinghies that suit juniors, adults, and family sailors and hold regular training and coaching, summer and winter racing as well as championship sailing.

Racing is generally held on Saturday mornings during the sailing season (October to May). Parents whose children sail are encouraged to participate either by sailing themselves either with their kids, in a single handed dinghy or helping out with on the start boat or rescue boats during racing or training.

For those just starting out, Hillary's Yacht Club offers training courses during the spring/summer school holidays and on weekends. These classes are small with qualified sailing instructors and the club has a number of Optimists and Lasers available for training and racing.

The dinghy classes at Hillarys Yacht Club are either single or two handed consisting of some of the world's most popular classes including, Optimists, Lasers, Tasers and Contenders. Generally the minimum age is 10 years old but it is dependent on swimming ability.

  • Optimists - single handed for ages 8-14 yrs
  • Lasers - single handed for 15 yrs–adults
  • Tasers - two handed for all ages
  • Contenders - single handed sailing for adults
Club Handbook Hillarys Yacht Club Handbook 2013 (opens PDF in new window)

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John Porter 0438 101045

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