Experience the thrill of sailing with this incredible beginners course. Learn the basics skills and techniques from the qualified instructor, before taking control and helming the vessel!
- Southampton (Hampshire)
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
Discover the thrill of sailing with this incredible half-day experience. Listen to the expert guidance throughout as they demonstrate a number of in-depth techniques and manoeuvres including steering the vessel and handling the masts. Enjoy the sea breeze as you explore Southampton's waters and come face-to-face with some of the largest cargo ships in the world! Whether you're serious about learning the art of sailing or simply wishing to enjoy a relaxing day out at sea, this incredible experience is perfect.The half day sailing experience will begin with a full safety briefing as you get kitted out in the necessary gear. Learn the art of sailing from the qualified instructor, including an in-depth discussion covering how to handle the sails, steering and controlling the vessel, and ultimately providing an overall understanding of how the boat and masts work. You will enjoy plenty of hands-on tuition throughout the 3 hour course, as well as relaxing within the cockpit giving you a chance to take in the impressive views whislt the other participants practice take control. Your experience will draw to a close as you return to the port.
This experience takes place between 10:00 am and 1:00pm, 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: 07:15
This experience lasts approximately 7 hours, usually between 10:00am - 1:00pm.
Participants: The Half Day Yacht Sailing is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 7
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
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.