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Learn to Sail a Sunfish Sailboat

Learn to Sail a Sunfish Sailboat

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a certified skipper and lifelong sailor. I've made 16 crossings of the Gulf Stream (Florida-Bahamas) and have sailed in the North Sea off the coast of Holland. I race many classes of sailboats and yachts but my passion is the SUNFISH, the most popular design of sailboat in the world. As a Sunfish racer in South Florida I won multiple regattas and was an assistant Learn-to-Sail Instructor…
Jamie
Jamie
Jamie
Jamie

What we’ll do

This practical on-the-water course will help teach you the fundamentals of sailing, build your sense of self confidence, and let you experience the first joys of becoming one with the wind and waves. You will spend the morning in a sit-down, classroom (outdoor gazebo) learning the parts of the sailboat, points of sail, navigation, and basic knots. After lunch (snacks provided by host) the…

What else you should know

This includes classroom and on-the-water sailing on the world's most popular boat. Be prepared to get in the water and get wet. There is a degree of athletic ability to this experience, you should be limber and able to squat and duck quickly and have good hand eye coordination.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Snacks (sandwiches, chips, soda).
Water
Water, Soda
Equipment
Sailboat, gloves, life jackets, workbook, skipper certificate, digital photos

What to bring

Bathing Suit
Wet suit (if cold)
Sunglasses
Sunblock
towel

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Where you'll be

We will meet at Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze, Florida, a picturesque waterside park with a beach and beach-side gazebos where the sit-down class will take place. The sailing will take place on Santa Rosa Sound, a protected waterway in-between Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This includes classroom and on-the-water sailing on the world's most popular boat. Be prepared to get in the water and get wet. There is a degree of athletic ability to this experience, you should be limber and able to squat and duck quickly and have good hand eye coordination.
Jamie
sailing lesson
Learn to Sail a Sunfish Sailboat
21 reviews
From £83/person
21 reviews
From £83/person