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Basic Sailing Course


  • – To introduce sailing to young adults and adults
  • – To build self-confidence, to promote teamwork and self-resilience


Entry Requirements:

  • – Able to swim at least 50 metres in tidal waters with the aid of a buoyancy vest
  • – Basic Sailing Course (BSC): 15 years and above


Instructor To Sailor Ratio & Class Size:

  • – Instructor to sailor ratios is 1:6
  • – Minimum number of sailors per class is 6
  • – Maximum number of sailors per class is 12


 ………… Course Syllabus:

  • – Sailing Theory
  • – Swimming Trial
  • – Basic Safety & Boat Orientation
  • – Key Parts & Functions of a Sailboat
  • – Basic Knots & Application
  • – Launching & Recovery
  • – Man-overboard Drill
  • – Capsize Drill-Demonstration
  • – Rigging & De-rigging


Course Details

Venue Raffles Marina
Course Duration Basic Sailing Course – 6 sessions over 3 full days
(including a Level 1 Proficiency Theory & Practical Test)
Course Fee Registration Fees
Basic Sailing Course – $321.00 w/GST
  Additional $21.40 certification fee is applicable upon passing.
All prices are inclusive of prevailing government taxes.
Type of Boat Laser Pico / Byte
Date and Time Conducted during weekdays or weekends
Morning session are held from 9:00am t0 1:00pm
Afternoon sessions are held from 2:00pm to 6:00pm


Terms & Conditions:

1. ….. The above are based on a per participant per course enrollment package.
2. ….. Full payment must be made no later than fourteen (14) working days before the commencement of the programme.
3. ….. Confirmation of places will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, and upon receipt of payment.
4. ….. All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
5. ….. The management reserves the right to make appropriate changes in its training course contents and schedule if it deems necessary.
6. ….. Participants with history of medical problems or are unsure of their current health condition should obtain medical clearance before joining any sea sports activity.
7. ….. Participants shall adhere to the stipulated training rules and regulations and comply with the Rules & Regulations of Asian Yachting Academy.
8. ….. All payments are to be made payable to Asian Yachting Academy.
9. ….. Asian Yachting Academy Management reserves the right to revise the rates and vary, delete or add to the terms and conditions at its own discretion without prior notice.


Safety Measures:

1. ….. A safety boat will be on standby in the marina to be deployed for inclement weather.
2. ….. Sailboats will be equipped with complete equipment and basic first-aid kits.
3. ….. Weather check by Instructor is mandatory prior to going out to sea. Hourly weather checks are to be conducted by the Academy while the sailors are out on the waters. Instructor will be notified immediately in the event of impending inclement weather.
4. ….. Crew are on standby to assist sailors on the slipway to ensure fast recovery.


After The Course:

1. ….. The chartering of the sailboat services will be made available to participants.
2. ….. For more information on the course, rates and charter availability, please contact Huzaini Ibrahim, Senior Manager.