There aren’t many feelings that compare with being at sea and sailing can offer you the chance to experience a unique sense of freedom and independence.
Whether its purely for fun, relaxation, and enjoying the scenery or for the thrill of a race, sailing has something to offer everyone.
It is a great way to leave behind the stress of daily life as well giving you the chance to make friends and see the world.
Things you might need to get started
- Many facilities will be able to provide all the equipment you will need to get started.
- Life jackets will be provided but it’s always a good idea to bring warm clothing.
The Royal Yachting Association is the national governing body for the sport in the UK: https://www.rya.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx