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Learn to Sail
Yachting New Zealand takes the lead in sail training around the country, providing a comprehensive syllabus for learn to sail in keelboats and dinghies.
These courses are nationally available and can be run by any affiliated club or organization using YNZ’s resources. YNZ provides training and certification for all instructors and coaches who will be delivering this national sail training programme. Yachting New Zealand helps to connect schools to club by providing a range of programmes such as ‘Sailing...Have a Go!’ and NCEA sailing. This area is constantly evolving, and YNZ updates all programmes to keep with the needs of aspiring sailors.