Sailing Tips for Beginners – Preparing for Your RYA Day Skipper Course or First Voyage
So, it’s your first time going yachting and you want to learn to sail. Whether you are stepping foot on a motor-cruiser or sailing vessel, the basics of boat etiquette are largely the same. We’ve compiled a short guide on how to prepare for your first sailing trip!
How to get into sailing – Finding a boat trip!
So, for some reason or another, you’ve been inspired to learn to sail. Perhaps it was watching the Olympics, the America’s cup, or seeing a boat show take place. Maybe your friends won’t shut up about it and actually they’ve convinced you to give it a try. Now you’re wondering, how to start sailing? How do I find a place that does sailing for beginners.
Perhaps you’ve already checked out our blog: Boating, Sailing, Motoring, Yachting, Which One Is for Me?
It may seem impossible at first – boats are expensive, so who’s just going to let you, a total novice, jump on board and take the helm?! And how do I learn to sail near me? But, don’t worry, it’s actually MUCH easier than you might think to start sailing.
We’ll talk you through several options, including a few that could get you on board for a taster, for FREE.