Seeing kids fall in love with sailing is the ultimate reward

Blake Nicholson

Head Coach

Blake Nicholson

I started sailing at Murrays Bay when I was 9 in an Optimist, and progressed through to the Green and Open fleets. I then moved on to sail P-class, Starling, 29er, 420 and most recently, Laser Radial. Read More

Patrick Londeen

Coach

Patrick Londeen

I learned to sail on a lake in Kansas when I was about nine, after my parents bought a 22ft Trailer Sailor. I love the combination of cruising and exploring new places, and I also love competing and racing. Read More

Andrew Goldfinch

Coach

Andrew Goldfinch

I learned to sail when I was 13, at NBYC in a Starling. I love sailing because it makes you feel completely free and able to forget about everything else. Read More

Maria Treadaway

Coach

Maria Treadaway

I started my sailing journey with this club in 2014. I was immediately addicted despite capsizing about 7 times on my second time out! Being out on the water and enjoying our beautiful harbour in a dinghy is exhilarating and fun. Read More

Merv Hunter

Coach

Merv Hunter

I started sailing around intermediate age in a Sabot which was a little like an Optimist. I had grown up around boats, helping my father on many home built power boats and had been on many Keeler boat holidays as a younger child. Read More