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AusSea Sailing School

15 reviews
Sans Souci, Australia
About AusSea Sailing School
Join AusSea Sailing School on historic Botany Bay, the best waters in Sydney to learn how to sail. We offer courses for beginners, racing, offshore and bareboat skippering. We will get you to your sailing goal in a fast, safe and fun way. The key to your success? We go that extra mile, with patient and experienced IYT instructors, a good variety of small and big yachts and a FREE copy of our bestselling book Sail Like A PRO - the Australian handbook for sailing - with your first course.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Unique sail with whales tour in Sydney
$104.43 per adult
Sailing with whales in Sydney is an experience not to be missed! During migration time about thirty Humpbacks pass the heads of Botany Bay every day. AusSea Sailing offers a unique opportunity to sail with the whales. Disturbance for the whales is minimal and you get to enjoy this experience in a serene and eco-friendly way. Jump on board Renegade, a Swarbrick 111 in commercial survey, for an intimate and comfortable cruise on Botany Bay and the Tasman Sea.
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Through Aussea I fulfilled my dream of learning to sail. A gift I’ll always be thankful for. Marc is a great teacher! I highly recommend them. You won’t regret it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Me, my boyfriend and my best friend completed the five levels up to the International Bareboat Skipper Course (Level 5) between September 2018 and January 2019. We started with an introductory class which made us super excited about sailing (I recommended to everybody)!!! After that,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jadina16
aussea, Owner at AusSea Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks Jadi for your kind words. It was a great pleasure to have you, Andrea and Tony on board. We shared some awesome sailing moments together. Can't wait to hear about your sailing adventures in the near future!

Reviewed March 21, 2017

Came from the States and spent a week with Marc on the Level 1-4 and the Bareboat Skipper Course. Learned A LOT from a great instructor. From jibbing and tacking in Botany Bay to reverse motor figure-8s, Marc is a great instructor who'll get you...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Brian L
Marc v, Owner at AusSea Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thank you! It was our pleasure and great to have had you on board mate. If you're ever back in the land down-under, you know where to find us :)

Reviewed December 27, 2016

If your keen to learn to sail not just watch, this is the one for you.Everyone is encouraged to participate with Captain Mark making sure you understand what you are doing.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Everything starts to make sense when you're controlling the boat. I didn't understand much when I was reading about sailing on the internet. I got the point when I actually went to the water with Marc and practice it! I recommend the course to everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Priscila C
Reviewed July 5, 2016

I am new to sailing and Marc at Aussea Sailing School has been apart of my journey from the very beginning. A fair and honest teacher full of knowledge and experience who creates a safe yet challenging environment for sailors of all levels of experience....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Had my first sailing lesson today, 02/05/2016 and had a great day. Thank you Mark, great company to learn with, fantastic.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MannyVee
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Marc is a fantastic sailing instructor and makes sure his students are learning throughout the lessons. I completed the Level 1 to level 5 courses and absolutely loved them. Sailing on Botany Bay, then progressing up to sailing out on the Pacific were unforgettable experiences.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank jamesmV5160SM
Reviewed October 24, 2015

For the absolute best sailing school and expert instructor you just can't beat Marc van Dinther & Aussea Sailing School. Marc has bucket loads of patience, a great sense of humour, explains everything in a clear manner and makes learning to sail great fun -just...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Marc v, Owner at AusSea Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2015

Thanks Joe for your very kind words! Always a joy sailing with people who love life and want to make the most of every minute.

Reviewed October 19, 2015

From delivering our sailboat to her new home and the following lessons, Marc provided a totally custom fit package and tailored it perfectly. Extremely knowledgeable and relaxed, he knows how to create the perfect experience, keep it fun and keep you on your toes! It...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Marc v, Owner at AusSea Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2015

It was my pleasure, Rebecca. Good to see Andiamo sailing around Kogarah Bay & Botany Bay, every weekend :)

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