Learn to sail a yacht on the beautiful waters of the Solent. With expert guidance and a full day of sailing tuition, you will feel the wind in your sails in no time!
- Southampton (Hampshire)
- Price for 1 Participant
Master a new sport today with this incredible experience.
Sailing is one of the oldest, most impressive ways to travel and
where better to learn the basics than on a full days tuition course
with a qualified instructor by your side. Explore the Solent's
fabulous waters as you gain a full understanding of the boat and
masts before discovering the skills and techniques to harnessing
the winds power and controlling your speed and direction. Whether
you're looking to begin a new hobby, or perhaps simply interested
in celebrating that special occasion, this fantastic experience is
perfect!The Full Day Sailing experience will begin with a safety
briefing as you get kitted our in the necessary gear. Learn the
basic skills and techniques of sailing from the qualified
instructor before taking the wheel to have a go. Put the theory to
practice as you guide the vessel along either Southampton or Solent
waters and master the art of control. You will then break for lunch
ashore (please note: lunch is not included), before beginning the
afternoon session. Enjoy learning and practising even more
technical manoeuvres as well as relaxing within the cockpit whilst
the other participants take thier turn. Take in the stunning
scenery as you sail along the coastline of Cowes or Southampton
before returning to port and enjoying a glass of wine (for over 18s
only) to toast the end of your experience.
Please Note: Refreshments on-board the boat are included, however lunch is not.
This experience takes place between 10:00 am and 5:00pm, from April to October on selected Saturdays and Weekdays.
Minimum Age: 13
Maximum Weight: 20 Stone
If you are extraordinarily tall or short, or feel that your physique may impair your enjoyment of this activity in any way, please check with the centre when booking.
Experience Duration: 07:00
Time at Venue: 07:00
This experience lasts approximately 7 hours, usually between 10:00am - 5:00pm.
Participants: The Full Day Sailing Lesson Southampton is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 6
Spectators Allowed on Site: No
This experience is great for both individuals and groups
Please Note: There will be up to 6 other participants on the experience as well.
Spectators welcome to wave off from the marina, however will not be allowed on-board.
Due to the nature of this experience please dress for all
weather conditions, including several layers of clothing, non-deck
marking shoes (eg trainers/deck shoes, no black soles), shower
proof jacket, hat, sunglasses and sun lotion.
Make sure you remember your camera!
This experience can be affected by extreme weather conditions. If in doubt, please contact the centre on the day to make sure it is going ahead.