So, it’s your first time going yachting? 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 for how to prepare for your first sailing trip!
We’ll cover packing essentials, how to avoid seasickness and set you up with expectations of what you might get up to once on board. By reading our beginners sailing tips you can make sure you avoid the most common errors, and make sure your introduction to sailing is easy-breezy. Allow that idyllic sailing dream to become a reality!
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.