OPEN-WATER SCUBA DIVING COURSE: 2 WEEKENDS
Do you want to experience our Blue Planet up close and personal? Pro Dive at Killarney Vale will be running dive courses throughout autumn to let beginners experience an open-water dive across varied coastal locations. Highly experienced master instructor Bob Diaz will guide you through the process, which starts on day one with training in a heated pool facility and one-on-one tuition. By day two, you will be exploring the underwater delights of the local bay. The second weekend aims to reinforce your skills and culminates in a dive off the coast.
Pro Dive, 163 Wyong Road, Killarney Vale. $395pp. March 20 and 27; April 3 and 10; May 1 and 8. Bookings: 4389 3483
TWILIGHT SAILING FOR NOVICES
Gosford Sailing Club offers a Wednesday Twilight Sailing Experience for adults that is a truly lovely and affordable way to try sailing (or just hanging out with like-minded people). You’ll get to register and participate in a race around Brisbane Water in a 25ft sailboat, giving you a hands-on opportunity to learn more about the sport. It’s a great way to learn new skills, interact with the environment and enjoy the sunset!
Gosford Sailing Club, 28 Masons Parade, Gosford; gosfordsailingclub.com. $25pp members; $30 non-members. Available until April 7, 2021. Arrive between 4 pm and 4.15 pm for registration. Session ends at 8 pm. Bookings: 4325 7216. Office open Mon-Fri, 9 am to 5 pm.
If you have ever hankered to use a pottery wheel, try your hand at sculpture or simply create something unique to you, such as a bespoke mug or pet-food bowl, the team at Centered Ceramics can help. Centred Ceramics run Beginners’ Wheel Throwing classes on Saturday mornings (complete with morning tea) and Friday Night Wine & Clay sessions throughout autumn. Centred Ceramics also operates its own cafe so you won’t starve in the process. Check out the website for more details.