Sailing in Nelson

Dinghy Sailing in Nelson

Nelson Watersports are contracted to provide Dinghy Sailing coaching and tuition for Nelson Yacht Club. Visit their website for more information on all the sailing options available, including:

  • Dinghy Sailing Tasters
  • Learn To Sail Courses
  • Club Membership for Adults, Kids, Families
  • Club Racing
  • Youth Sailing

Nelson Yacht Club has a long history and distinguished history, and is superbly located on the waterfront at the Nelson end of Rocks Road. The facilities are excellent and the slipway provides direct access to some fantastic sailing areas.

Yacht Sailing in Nelson

If you prefer your boat to be a bit bigger, then check out Chris Roff of Sail Nelson provides RYA (Royal Yachting Association) courses from the Nelson Marina.

Courses include RYA Competent Crew, RYA Dayskipper, and RYA Coastal Skipper to develop your skills.

Once you are a practised skipper and have got some sea miles under your belt, take the RYA Yachtmaster course and exam. This will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to competently skipper a yacht in coastal waters anywhere in the world, including night passages.

All courses are run by qualified and experienced RYA Instructors, and the certificates are the most internationally recognised yachting qualifications in the world.