Day Sailing Experience

Price: from £99

Location: Starts at our base at Premier Gosport Marina

Duration: 1 day

The Day Sailing Experience is the perfect introduction and a gentle taster into what sailing in the vibrant waters of the Solent is like. With one of our professional instructors on board you couldn’t be in safer hands! This day out also makes a great birthday or Christmas present for your friends and loved ones.


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Course Information

Joining Instructions: Please click here for course joining instructions

Recommended Reading: Sailing magazines and newspapers, but this is not essential 

Course Prerequisites: No assumed knowledge

Minimum Age: No minimum but Under 16’s must be accompanied by adult. Persons aged 16+ can be unaccompanied subject to other pre-requisites having been met

Holiday Insurance: We would advise ALL our customers to ensure they have suitable holiday insurance in-place. Yachtsman’s insurance is available from a variety of souces like Topsail Insurance and can cover things like cancellations and personal effects cover.

Who is the course for:

A great introduction for anyone who wants to have a go at sailing but isn’t sure if it’s for them.


Running over one day the course will give you a taste of what the sailing world has to offer. You’ll be cruising round the vibrant and exciting waters of the Solent, experiencing the tranquillity and fun of being on a sailing yacht!

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What we cover on the course:

The course covers a little knowledge of general sailing terminology and the parts of a yacht, including her rigging and sails, sail handling and setting the sails, ropework and knots, fire precautions and emergency actions, personal safety equipment, man overboard actions, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs plus some rules of the road.



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Course formats & details:

Courses run in a choice of two formats:

  • 1 day: (Saturday or Sunday)
  • Also available mid-week

A days introduction to sailing in the bright and vibrant waters of the Solent

The course includes lunch and snacks onboard. We also include all fuel, mooring fees and safety kit such as lifejackets and waterproofs.

Fancy going VIP and having your own exclusive private course for you and your friends or family? You can book the whole yacht just for your own exclusive course from only £99 per person. Enjoy the course in style, with up to five persons on the boat being taught by one of our friendly, experienced Yachtmaster Instructors! What a way to start your sailing adventure!

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Our Chief Instructor says this about the Day Sailing Experience:

This is a great way to get a taster of what sailing is like aboard a modern sailing yacht in the costa del Solent!

We’ll show you just how much fun you can have afloat, aboard one of our immaculate fleet yachts. You’ll get to see all the action in the Solent and have a fantastic time with your family and friends.

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