Start Sailing


By the end of this course you will be sailing in light wind conditions with assistance from your instructor.

Previous experience / knowledge required

You should be able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge included in Taste of Sailing.


2 – 10 days

Types of Boats

This course may be completed in any type of sailing dinghy, small keelboat or catamaran. Your certificate will show what type of boat you used.


Assessment is continuous throughout the course. However, your instructor may also choose to use a formal practical assessment of boat handling skills and a short written paper or oral interview in assessing your level of background knowledge.

Sailing Courses