Sailing in Alert Level 2

22 Nov

Signing in

  • Everyone must sign in using NZ Covid Tracer App and paper sign in sheets (sailors, non-sailors & visitors).
  • Maintain social distancing and good hygiene practices.
  • Masks are not mandatory but recommended where social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • If you are unwell, have Covid-like symptoms, awaiting a Covid test result or have been in a 'place of interest' please stay home!


  • Kitchen is closed. Please do not enter. It may at times be managed by one HYC designated kitchen coordinator only.
  • Bring your own water bottle, sunscreen and snacks from home.
  • Bar may be open, but do not enter or serve yourself. Only one designated bar manager to enter and serve for the day.
  • Changing facilities: maintain social distancing and good hygiene practices. Be considerate with time spent changing and the needs of others.


  • Maintain social distancing. Where this is not possible, wear masks and engage good hygiene practices.
  • Sailors (and/or their caregivers) to rig and derig their own boats.
  • Club Sailing boats: Sailors (and/or their caregivers) to spray and clean these before packing away or passing on to next sailor (emphasis on frequently touched surfaces).
  • Club Powerboats: Operators to spray and clean down (emphasis on frequently touched surfaces such as, steering, motor pull cords etc, flags, radios, etc).
  • Club lifejackets and clothing loaned. Sailors (and/or their caregivers) to spray down & clean before returning to storage.
  • Know your skill levels and sail in conditions you can manage. Although rescue boats are available, minimise these being called upon.

Coaching Sessions

As above. 

  • Sign in all family members (sailors and non-sailors).
  • Before entering the building, confirm where your/your child's coaching group-bubble will hold their briefing & setting up boats, etc.  Encourage children/youth to stay in their group bubbles for the session. Caregivers, please assist with equipment clean down and pack away before your child departs.


For more info, check the Covid-19 Alert Level 2 page.