The Day Sailor


Experience Required


To Bring

2 x 5 Hours
Bottled Water
Tea, Coffee, Snacks
Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket
Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen

32ft Monohull


40ft Monohull


52ft Monohull


45ft Catamaran

If you need to brush up or learn some new skills, The Day Sailor may be perfect for you. It will give you enough time on the wheel, sheets and halyards to boost the confidence and run through some of the forgotten information like rules of the road or MOB procedures and put them into practice.

These 2 x 5 hour daytime sessions will give you a hands-on experience on the wheel and talk you through the fundamentals of sailing on the Hauraki Gulf.

The Day Sailor is a course designed for the individual who needs a refresher and an up skill for confidence.
This course will give you confidence to depart as skipper with suitable crew and start to re-build your confidence and experience.

What you Learn

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