Club Of The Year 2020

Mounts bay sailing club

Hire a Sailing Dinghy on Perth’s Swan River

On selected Sundays our Pacer dinghies are available to hire, perfect for teen and adults who know how to sail and want to spend some time out on the water.

Have a leisurely cruise to practice your skills, bring the family for a picnic or take in the gorgeous view of the city. Don’t have a crew or skipper? We can even help you find one!

For more ambitious sailors, we offer far more than your average Perth boat hire experience. Join in on the fun of Pacer Racer Sunday and engage in some friendly competition on our short course, under the guidance of a rescue boat. You’re welcome to join the seniors and juniors upstairs in the bar after your session – ready to hear the results and show off to your mates with a MBSC flag.

Join us regularly and you may be in the running to win the official MBSC Pacer Racer Cup!

Young woman navigating a Flying Ant in the sea

Mounts Bay Sailing Club Dinghy Hire Costs

We offer an extremely affordable dinghy hire option, at $30 for one session or $100 for four sessions.

 This initiative also provides a great opportunity for new adult members to transition into the club from a sailing course, making the step into Senior racing more comfortable. 


Dinghy Hire Requirements

Skippers are required to have a basic level of sailing experience to launch, tack, gybe, capsize, and sail all points of sail (upwind, downwind, reach) unsupervised in a maximum of 15 knots of wind.

Life jackets are provided, but all sailors and guests must be confident in the water and able to swim 50 metres.

Non-members will be required to join the Club if they wish to continue past 4 sessions.

Mounts Bay Sailing Club Dinghy Hire Dates

Our current sailing season runs from October 2020 to March 2021. To find out more about our upcoming dinghy hire sessions, view our club events calendar.

How To Book Dinghy Hire at Mounts Bay

Participants are to register online for their chosen boat hire session. Bookings may be available on the day, subject to availability.

For more information about boat hire at Mounts Bay Sailing Club, click through to the booking page or contact Saskia at

Mooring at Mounts Bay Sailing Club

One of the services Mounts Bay Sailing club offers to members is pen, mooring or hardstand vessel storage for permanent or casual rental.

Boat storage applications may be subject to a waiting list and will be allocated according to availability. Boats moored at MBSC are also subject to safety inspection compliance, seaworthiness, maintenance and repair requirements.

A penalty of $200 per day will be applied to any boat penned or moored on the Club’s property without permission from the Pen Committee or its authorised delegate. Except with the express permission of the Club no Vessel or third-party vessel shall remain moored alongside any jetty unattended for any extended period.

For more information on Mounts Bay Sailing Club’s boat storage and mooring facilities, view our MBSC Pen Regulations or contact us here.

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