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Address: 594 New South Head, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
Phone Number: +61 403 325 858
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Description: Topsides Up Sailing School offers Try Sailing lessons, beginners sailing...
Topsides Up Sailing School offers Try Sailing lessons, beginners sailing courses and Twilight racing for beginners to competent.We have a Flying Tiger 10 racing yacht, which is one of the best yachts to learn to sail effectively. Our Yacht is the latest modern sports boats on the market and the only Training School in Sydney offering a modern sports boat in the this class.We keep our Beginners lessons to a minimum so each person gets a hands on experience.Sydney Harbour is the most beautiful harbour in the world and a great place to learn to sail.We also provide a luxury 38ft Hunter Yacht, for private charters, corporate events, and overnight romantic charters.visit our website for the range of packages we offer on our yachts
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The most fun you'll have on water!

My fiancé and I bought an Intro to Sailing class through Groupon. Unfortunately it was a very rainy day but despite the bad weather and very little wind, we had a fabulous time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Joy T
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My fiancé and I bought an Intro to Sailing class through Groupon. Unfortunately it was a very rainy day but despite the bad weather and very little wind, we had a fabulous time! It was a very small group of people (7 in total on the boat) and Hank was very knowledgeable, informative and friendly. It was so much fun... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great experience. A beautiful day to share with our kids in the most striking scenery. Hank coached us all with care and professionalism. We wiil be back for more.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

It has been more than 2 years since I learned sailing with Hank. Hank is a excellent couch, his Tiga boat is modern sport keel boat. I enjoyed every time sailing with Hank/Tiga. If you would like to do something you have not try before, I recommend you to take a trial sail with Topsides Up sailing school, and I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After completing my tri sail and experiencing some twilight racing on Sydney harbour with Topsides Up I was hooked. My next priority was learning to sail, which I continued to do with Hank. Why? Well, Hank’s a great coach. One of the key reasons I’ve enjoyed learning to sail with Topsides Up is that you don’t feel afraid to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

About a year ago I did a 'Keelboat Crew' course with Topsides Up Sailing. My previous sailing experience was limited to windsurfing so it was totally exciting to be out in the middle of Sydney Harbour on Tiga, a Flying Tiger 10 class racing yacht. Bitten by the bug I went on to do a 'Start Helming' course with Hank... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Fancy a sail round Sydney Harbour and learning some of the 'ropes' on the way through? On a really neat, sleek, fast sports boat? Hank Beyer, Topsides Up Sailing Academy and the 'Flying Tiger 10' is the place for you! For old hands through to newbees, this is a great way to get introduced to sailing or to hone up... More 

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Maree Z, Manager at Topsides Up Sailing School, responded to this review

Thank Jeff, we are pleased you enjoyed your sailing lesson and we look forward to having you back for the Helm course after Easter. No long to go now. This course will be linking all those twilight night skills to a new level, particularly when you on the helm! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

A great 2 days out sailing on Tiga, a fast 'Flying Tiger 10' class racing yacht. The Keel Boat Crew course with Topsides Up Sailing Training Academy was excellent for increasing my sailing knowledge and skills. Hank is a great instructor because he communicates his great knowledge clearly and develops your skills in an easy-going and friendly manner. Don't just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I joined Hank for a 2-day beginner course and the experience was so good I also signed up for one of the twilight races that are organized in the Sydney Harbour in the summer months. Apart from getting a first-hand learning experience from Hank, who has spent his whole life sailing, the fun is certainly "on board". I remember one... More 

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Maree Z, Manager at Topsides Up Sailing School, responded to this review

Thanks Evan, We are glad you learnt a great deal from your lesson. Yes Hank is often recommended for his thorough teaching methods. We look forward to seeing you again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a fun day out with one adult and four kids ranging from 10 to 20. It was an easy introduction to sailing, and with the spectacular back-drop of Sydney harbour!! Hank was flexible, and read the mood of our group well. Definitely worth doing!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I have joined Hank and his sailing class on 21 September for a "Try Sail" experience. Hank is an experienced sailor himself and is extremely good in guiding his students on the essentials of sailing during the class. Being a "Try Sail" student, Hank is generous in showing me how everything works and giving me plenty of opportunities to try... More 

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