If you have ever dreamt of a life on the ocean wave – or more likely spending a few pleasant hours or days out at sea, or chartering a yacht whilst on holiday, then you would be well advised to take a professional training course to learn the skills of sailing from a safe an experienced pair of hands such as the friendly expert team at Equinox Sailing who offer RYA approved courses that will help you learn your foremast from your jib.
For total beginners to the techniques of sailing, Equinox Sailing recommend the RYA Start Yachting Course where you will learn the basic skills of handling a boat both under sail and engine and will be provided with first class tuition in sailing skills such as how to handle sails and tie knots, and will learn how to become an active and useful member of a yachts crew. And at the end of this course you will be presented with a recognised RYA certificate to confirm that you have attended and passed the RYA Start Yachting Course and are competent as crew member.
The Equinox Sailing RYA Start Yachting Course really is the best way for novices to start learning to sail as the course will equip you with your first memorable experience of life on a yacht as you will join the boat on a Friday evening where you will firstly meet your Equinox Sailing instructor and fellow crew members and will then start your RYA Start Yachting Course on Monday morning, returning Sunday afternoon dock and visiting different ports each night. The cost of this course is a very affordable £250 which includes all tuition, mooring fees, meals etc. and the only additional expenses that you may occur is wet weather gear and a sleeping bag and pillow will are all required. Full details of this course can be found on the Equinox Sailing website at https://equinoxsailing.com/sailing-courses-rya-practical-coursesrya-start-yachting/