Sailing School


Here at Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club we aim to make being on the water fun, enjoyable and accessible to all.
Located at the end of Sulphur Point we provide a range of sailing and windsurfing courses for all ages and abilities.
The stunning views and gentle sea breeze of Tauranga Harbor creates the best possible environment to learn to sail.

Our YNZ and RYA qualified instructors follow the basic skills syllabus provided by Yachting New Zealand with excellent sailing equipment.

Booking forms here

Terms and conditions here

Term 2 and term 3 courses: Register for the weekend's kids and adult courses. Spaces still available! 

Learn to sail Level 1, 2 and 3 courses, green gleet and race coaching. Courses for kids, youth and adults of all levels. 

Next Winter School Holliday program: From 10 to 14 July, 2017! All levels
Next Spring School Holliday program: From 2 to 6 and from 9 to 13 October, 2017 All levels


For Learn to sail courses: Contact Club LTS Coach Kirsten Moratz  021 216 7522  

For Race coaching: Contact the Class Reps. or the TYPBC office 

SCHOOL HOLLIDAY COURSES: Courses for all ages and abilities. Lessons for new kids that want to learn how to sail up to race coaching for experince sailors. Learn to sail, Level 1, 2 and 3. Race coaching: Optimist, Pclass, Starling and Laser. Register to reserve your place!  

Are you looking for something different to do on the next school holidays? Whether you’re a novice sailor keen to lean a new skill, or an experienced racer ready for an intensive week, we run a variety of programmes over the school holidays. Our courses are fun, safe and fully supervised by qualified and experienced instructors. With Tauranga’s stunning harbour location and sea breeze, there isn’t a better place to learn sailing. So don’t let the kids sit in front of the TV all holidays, get out there and start sailing!



Kids at Mataka Island during the Spring School Holidays 

TYPBC 2016 OLIMPIC SAILORS bring home Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals!

What a successful place to learn how to sail! On our courses the sailors will emerge with an enhanced sense of self-reliance, knowledge of seamanship,

appreciation of teamwork, sportsmanship and a solid foundation of sailing. Our coaching goal is to provide a variety of safe and very enjoyable courses

for all ages and abilities. We offer from Learn to sail to high performance courses. Came and join this amazing club and get in love with the sport”