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Learn to Sail

Learn to Sail

Sailing is a sport for everyone, whether it be family cruising or the thrills and spills of racing. Sailing is the most accessible sport - you can do it no matter your physical ability, age or budget.

Learn to sail courses for a variety of ages and types of sailing are offered by Yachting New Zealand affiliated clubs and sailing schools. Clubs and sailing schools provide you with a good experience, a nationally-recognised programme delivered by trained coaches.

  • Learn all you need to know about Yachting New Zealand’s learn to sail programme, the only nationally recognised learn to sail programme in New Zealand.
  • See the list of clubs and sailing schools offering learn to sail courses, including clubs and organisations with courses for people with a disability
  • Race officials make a huge contribution to yacht clubs around New Zealand. Whether helping out with local club racing or running an international regatta, neither would be possible without dedicated race officials.