Eleven months ago my best friend, Alexis, started to blog. Blogging didn't come naturally to her at first but she soon got to grips with it. She told me that figuring out what to write about and picking a great topic for your blog can be tricky. I suggested she write about Sailing Lessons which she cares passionately about. The result was this piece entitled How Established Are Sailing Lessons In The Present Climate?. I hope you enjoy browsing it as much as she enjoyed writing it.
Sail within your 'comfort zone' both in terms of the conditions you sail in and the distance from the club you decide to go. Don't take risks. Sailing has always been about romance and attracted people with its atmosphere and adventurous spirit. In our time, it is still relevant, especially when it comes to yachts - beautiful sailing ships. Whether you choose to leave the coast behind or to anchor in a different bay every night, come and find balance on the water. With the limited amount of move-around space on a sailboat, you can't just hide or take a walk to get away from your guests. On a sailing trip to the Caribbean, you anchor and then go snorkeling with turtles near the shoreline or with the multi-colored fish at one of the most pristine reefs I've seen.
With professional crew onboard every trip, you will always be in safe hands. Discover remote lighthouses which have provided safety and comfort to sailors for hundreds of years. Guests can slumber amid the trappings of life at sea on an adventure holiday. If you feel the call of the sea and want to make ready to sail, how about taking Sailing Holidays to the limit?
You don't have to be a sailor on an sailing adventure holiday but you're more than welcome to take the wheel and help out. Many companies offer sailing holidays in a beautiful environment with fantastic weather. Adventure travel feeds your dreams and builds your confidence. It’s important to remember that becoming and remaining the heart of the vessel takes decisiveness, great communication skills and confidence that comes with practice. Enjoy Learn to Sail with a helpful crew.
Adventure travel pushes you outside of your comfort zone. It puts you in unfamiliar situations and challenges you to test your mettle. Many of sailing expeditions include the opportunity to experience wildlife and scenery from the intimate perspective a kayak offers. You need to have the physical ability to keep going, you need mental and emotional resilience whilst on a sailing adventure. No one wants to think that they could end up in the drink but heavy weather can get wild.
Discover the Dalmatian Coast where Mljet, Korcula, Hvar and Brac supply sublime scenic shelter for sailors. On your sailing vacation you may see a wide array of marine life, including various types of whales like orcas, minke and gray whales as well as porpoise, otters, sea lions and harbor seals. You don't need to have any sailing experience and if you enjoy the other activities, being able to do them on a boat will be something different. The crew on a sailing vacation are committed to giving you an authentic experience of cruising under sail and sharing our passion for maritime heritage.
To plan, navigate and crew the yacht as you sail to new and exciting destinations is an absorbing exercise of individual and collective skill and a deeply rewarding and enjoyable experience. Why does the sea moan evermore? As the old saying goes, “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” Tears don’t sound like much fun, and sweat can leave your muscles aching, which means the sea is the cure to life’s woes that beckons with a smile. There's no denying it's possible to experience the beauty of a country from the land, yet there's something remarkable about accessing it via the water.
(This post has been updated from its original publishing in 2020.)
This blog post was written by Hannah, an enthusiastic Journalist who enjoys Drink mixing and Karaoke. Feel free to get in touch via Instagram.