Female skipper sailing on sailbot, copy space


Experience Required:




5 Hour 


Water, Coffee, Tea

Light Snacks

Soft Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket,

Hat, Sunglasses

In this Course we cover the following areas of knowledge and skill:

  • Safety Briefings / Crew
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Weather Conditions
  • Boat Start / Stop procedures
  • Departure from Berth
  • Electronic Equipment Awareness
  • VHF Radio Operation
  • Helming and efficient sailing
  • Rules of the Road
  • Basic Navigation
  • Close Quarter Manoeuvring
  • Sailing – Sail raising / Reefing / Trimming / Tacking / Gybing
  • Sheet and Halyard control and management
  • Dropping Sails

The Sailing Experience
32ft Yacht
$495 per person

The Sailing Experience
40ft Yacht
$595 per person

The Sailing Experience
$895 per person

If you have ever wondered whether you would enjoy taking charge of a sailing yacht? You now have the opportunity to try your hand at sailing in one of the world’s most dramatic and scenic, yacht playgrounds.

Select your luxury yacht – 32ft, 40ft or even a Catamaran

Come join us on this 5-hour yacht experience in the Hauraki Gulf, where we will give you a hands-on experience on the wheel and talk you through the fundamentals of sailing.

The Sailing Experience is a course designed for the individual who has  never sailed before or perhaps just in smaller yachts or powerboats . This course will give you confidence to get on the water on a medium to larger sized sailing yacht and extend your experience and knowledge.

This practical, hands-on Sailing Courses In New Zealand is the perfect combination of easy learning and fun. We sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour from the Westhaven Marina in downtown Auckland.

Your tutor will be one of our carefully selected and experienced tutors.

Our tutors are reknown for ensuring everyone is having fun whilst gaining a lifetime skillset in a safe and comfortable environment.

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