Do you want to learn how to operate a sailing craft? Below are some tips on where to gain the experience and knowledge to learn how to sail a yacht.
One of the best ways to start to learn how to sail is to join your local sailing club. The sailing club is a great place to meet friendly people, see all different types of boats in action and to apply for any vacancies that open up.
Being part of a sailing club will help you determine what sort of sailing you like (either racing or cruising) and it will help you determine what sort of boat you will be after.
Another option to learn how to sail is to enrol in a sailing school. These courses may cost a bit more than joining a sailing club, but can offer you 2 week full time or monthly part time courses to learn how to sail.
A final way to learn how to sail is to join a friend that you know who sails. Not everyone is so lucky to have such a friend so if not consider the first two options instead.
Sailing is both a great skill and an art. Proper training will ensure both your safety and enjoyment during this wonderful sport.