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Sunshine Coast based sailing school

Sunshine Sailing Australia’s sailing school is recognised as one of Australia’s leading power plus sail training and experience providers.

Offering RYA & YA sailing courses as well as local and national sailing race events such as the Rolex Sydney to Hobart, the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week and the Brisbane to Gladstone.

Our Service Principles

Sunshine Sailing Australia understands that providing you with excellent service is vital to our business success. We have developed a set of Client Service Principles to enable you to measure our performance. Every day, for every client, we strive to:

Be responsible & accessible

We ensure that we are accessible to our clients to answer any queries or concerns. We aim to return client phone calls and emails the same day and always communicate in a timely manner.

Deliver on commitments

We continuously strive to exceed our clients’ expectations. We will ensure that any course syllabus we teach are met or exceeded.

Offer safe & simple techniques

We aim to provide practical and effective techniques and keep information as simple, concise and easy to understand as possible.

Communicate clearly

We actively listen to our clients and communicate openly, clearly and simply about achievable certification and realistic timelines.

Be proactive & enthusiastic

We demonstrate interest and enthusiasm for our clients and our work. We anticipate potential learning issues, identify solutions and always remain focused.

Develop & improve relationships

We continuously strive to develop and enhance excellent client relationships by delivering excellent service and maintaining absolute professionalism, integrity and respect.

Our Fleet

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Cruising Yachts

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Dinghy Fleet

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Sunshine Sailing Australia is located at The Mooloolaba Marina 33-45 Parkyn Parade on the edge of the Mooloolah River, meters from the sea and 100 paces from the best beach in Queensland.

Mooloolaba offers a unique shopping experience that is unrivalled by other holiday destinations. There is an exciting new shopping precinct with many upmarket retail stores and dinning, Mooloolaba has something to offer everyone. Mooloolaba’s great accommodation, fashionable cafes and shops make it a top vacation and leisure spot for locals, Brisbane, out-of state and overseas visitors.

Mooloolaba is also well known as an excellent venue for state, national and international sailing events, as well as other water sports and social activities.

Our location provides sheltered waters for dinghies in the Mooloola River, keelboats and yachts in the small bay and open ocean sailing in minutes. The Sandy Straits and Fraser Island are just to the north. Moreton Bay, its inland waterways and Gold Coast are just to the south, it’s perfect for overnight courses.

We teach sailing to people from 7 to 77 years old, in dinghies and yachts, inshore and offshore, beginner to yachtmaster. All completed courses include a RYA certificate, recognised nationally and internationally.

Our satisfied customers include local schools, Maroochy council programs and sailing enthusiasts locally, nationally and internationally.

We also offer sailing adventures; skippered local yacht cruises for introductions to sailing, 3- 5 day getaways, 6 and 12-day offshore trips for the more experienced and ocean sailing adventures to Lord Howe.

If you are a keen to start sailing or even if your already an experienced sailor looking to build on your skills, Sunshine Sailing Australia is exactly what your looking for.

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Our expert instructors have more knowledge & provide better advice. Giving you the best experience possible.

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