All our experience days are run by commercial yacht masters and experienced 1st mates / hostesses. Included in the Price is full wet weather gear, lifejacket and safety equipment.
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 out into gorgeous St Austell Bay. After a lunch break ashore or at anchor at Polkerris, Polperro or Mevagissey we spend the afternoon practising your sailing skills on along this lovely coastline, hopefully spotting some of our friendly local dolphins along the way. 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 Fowey by approximately 17:00hrs, with a glass of wine to toast your return!
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 out of the harbour along the coast to Polperro 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 Fowey by approximately 13:00hrs
Your experience starts at 17:30hrs 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 the harbour. Enjoy a glass of chilled white wine as you sail back into Fowey at approximately 19:30hrs .You can choose to take an active part in the sailing or just sit back in the secure cockpit and enjoy the evening.
There needs to be a minimum (Individual or multi person booking) of three people 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
We are based in Fowey Harbour and will meet clients on the harbour masters pontoon. In the very busy summer months you may be taken out to the yacht on our RIB
Sailing may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make it dangerous. Please call the office if in any doubt.
Spectators are welcome to wave you off from the Pontoon, but will not be able to join you on board.
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!
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.