Sailing in Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales Australia

Best Periods:
Spring and Autumn
Cronulla is a beach-side suburb in southern Sydney, at about 26 km/16 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Cronulla lies on a peninsula, between Botany Bay on the north and Port Hacking on the south. Cronulla is a popular tourist location and attracts many beach enthusiasts.

The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla. Sailing is one of many activities that visitors can choose from. Cronulla hosts several options of training schools, offering courses and lessons for beginners and for more experienced sailors, who want to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area from water.

You can get involved as much as you like. You can help sail the boat or hire a captain. Some schools provide with the opportunity for people with disabilities to enjoy a sailing ride. The best periods are in spring and autumn when the weather is not too hot (20-25°C/68-77°F) and it is not too crowded.

Swell size starts working at less than 1 m/3.28 ft and the ideal swell direction is usually from the north, northeast. Finally, you should have some water to drink and a hat.