Articles for beginners

If you need advice on starting sailing, read the frequently-asked questions and then begin with the first article in our list! We have a whole section on racing, for when you get more into the sport.

Starting sailing:

Follow Susan's first steps:

  • First sail in a new boat - For an adult that has completed an initial training course, how easy is it to buy your first boat and get afloat? We follow the experiences of Susan as she sets sail in her new single-hander and find out from the newcomer’s perspective what’s great, easy, difficult and most fun about getting your own boat

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