Instructors are fully qualified and experienced and speaking many languages between them.
Learn the basic of sailing.
Brief intro into wind principles and points of sail (how to harness the wind)
Learn how to align the boat to capture the maximum amount of wind in different sides of the sail
Need To Know :
If guests would like to sail themselves, they must be have intermediate sailing skills. If guests want to be sailed, no swimming experience necessary but all guests will be required to wear a lifejacket. Please arrived 20-30 minutes prior to your experience. We have the right to cancel the activity - due to weather conditions, mechanical or technical problems or any unforeseen circumstances that may arise without fair notice.This experience is in JBR / Jebel Ali or Abu Dhabi.
Dress Code :
Swim wear or light clothing.
Age/Vital Information :
7 years old and above (must be confident in the water).
Sailing is popular in Dubai and the UAE, and not just in the types of yachts people are familiar with from around the world. The traditional sailing boats or dhows in the UAE occasionally also gather and mass off the coast of Dubai for a race and this makes for quite a spectacular sight. The aim of the course is to get you sailing. After a brief introduction to the boat and how to rig it up / the class will take to the water where you will learn all the key skills for handling a sailing boat. By the end of the course you should be able to confidently sail your boat upwind / downwind / perform both methods of turning your boat around (tacking and gybing) / control your speed and have a basic theoretical understanding.