TORTOLA SAILING SCHOOL

Introduction to sailing offer

Our new 2 Day starter course is the perfect introduction to sailing in the BVI

This course is aimed at complete beginners to keelboat sailing or experienced dinghy sailors wanting to move onto bigger boats, by the end of the course, you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and an awareness of safety on board, on completion of the course you will have a broad understanding of the general running of a sailboat and hopefully encourage you to go further in the scheme.

Syllabus includes:

Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat - Ropework -Sailing and helming on all points of sail and under power - Rules of the road (Collision Regulations) - Meteorology - Recovery of man overboard - Suitable clothing and equipment - Emergency equipment and safety precautions.

Included in the course is all safety equipment, breakfast and lunch on-board, mooring fees, diesel and accommodation on one of our sail training vessels.

Maximum 5 students per yacht, guarantees plenty of sailing time.