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ABC Explorers


  • A non-racing focused pathway to enjoy sailing

  • Immersion in a learning and rapport environment

  • Collaboration and team work to achieve group objectives

  • Development of core skills and seamanship skills through having fun

  • Team member to become role model for dinghy sailors at ABC



Each session will be structured with a short Theory session, a follow up practical session on water session as well as a Challenge of the day.  There will also be regular boat handling routine depending on the sailing condition.  Leaderboard will be created for continuous development of sailors. Some of the examples are as follows:

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Junior Explorer

Charged on a monthly basis


Most Sundays 9am to 1pm 


Most Sundays 1pm to 5pm

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Youth Explorer

Charged on a monthly basis


Most Sundays 9am to 5pm

Which team are you applying for...

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Online application for ABC Explorers

(This form should should only be completed by parents/guardians of the enrolling sailor. Contact for more details)


>Booking by parent/guardian of the participant
I agree that if my child suffers damage, death or personal injury from whatever cause as a result of him / her participating in the indicated activity, I shall not hold the Aberdeen Boat Club or the instructor liable for such damage, death or personal injury and I make this agreement in full knowledge of the risks inherent in sailing. I also hereby certify that my child can swim.

It is important that you notify us of any medical condition that may be relevant to your child’s attendance or any medication that he or she may need. This information will be treated in confidence.

Team members who are ABC Members and shall be charged the monthly fee through their ABC account. Non-members shall contact to confirm payment method. 

>Inclement Weather
Sessions will be cancelled if a Typhoon Signal No 3 is issued or a Red or Black Rainstorm warning is in force 1.5 hour before the course start time. Training will still go ahead if the Typhoon Signal No 1 or Thunderstorm Warning is issued, but on the water activities will of course not take place if there are any thunderstorms in the local area.

As part of the training, I understand that ABC may photograph participants sailing, and I agree that such photographs may be taken, and on occasion used to promote the courses and sailing activities

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