Fun Days

 

 

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Fun days are just that. If you or your friends and family would like to experience the magic of sailing on an ocean going yacht, or maybe you want to brush up on your sailing skills. Try our most popular experience, in a relaxed, friendly and informal atmosphere under the watchful eye of your Yachtmaster skipper.

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Full Day Sailing

Your experience starts at 10:00hrs/am with coffee, biscuits and a safety briefing, then your Yachtmaster skipper will introduce you to the basics of sailing and in an amazingly short time you will be sailing through the Solent or Southampton Water. After a lunch break ashore, spend the afternoon practicing your new skills cruising to Cowes or Southampton. You can choose to take an active part in the sailing or just sit back in the cockpit and relax. All refreshments afloat are included. Returning back to your port of origin by approximately 17:00hrs (05:00pm) with a glass of wine to toast your return.     149 per person

 

Half Day Sailing  

This half day adventure starts at 10:00hrs/am. On arrival you will receive an initial safety briefing with your coffee and biscuits. Then after an introduction to the basics of sailing, head off into the Solent or Southampton water where you will have plenty of opportunity to helm the yacht, handle the sails or just sit back and enjoy the experience. All refreshments afloat are included. Returning back to your port of origin by approximately 13:00hrs ( 01:00pm).   115 per person 

 

Evening Sail
Your experience starts at 17:30hrs (05:30pm) with a safety briefing, then your Yachtmaster skipper will introduce you to the basics of sailing. In an amazingly short time you will be sailing your way out through the buoys on Southampton Water. Enjoy a glass of chilled white wine as you sail back into port at approximately 19:30hrs (07:30pm). You can choose to take an active part in the sailing or just sit back in the secure cockpit and enjoy the evening.  59 per person

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Important Information

Numbers
There will be up to a maximum of seven  people on board, plus the skipper. Minimum age is 13. Maximum weight 20 stone. No previous sailing experience is required. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Where are we

The yachts are based on the South Coast, in Southampton and  Hamble, with easy access to Southampton water and the Solent area.

The weather
Sailing may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make it dangerous. Please call the office if in any doubt.

Spectators
Spectators are welcome to wave you off from the Marina, but will not be able to join you on board.

Dress code
Dress casually in several layers of clothing to allow for hot/cold weather. It is important to bring an anorak and soft-soled shoes (e.g. trainers/deck shoes). A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are essential on sunny days. life-jackets and waterproofs will be provided. Don't forget your camera!

Availability
Selected days from April to October, and occasionally outside these months too. All booking is subject to availability so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Bookings

Please contact the Yellow Bird office for bookings and enquiries. 

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