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Britain's most successful Olympic sailor ever is Ben Ainslie. He is a three times Olympic gold and one time Olympic silver medalist and is therefore one of the most successful sailors in history. If this hasn't inspired you enough then this sailing experience is perfect for introducing you to this tricky sport. For this experience you will be learning in either a dinghy, bahia or pico. Each of which are perfect for beginner and use the five essential controls: the sails; underwater foils; the trim; side to side balance of the boat and the choice of route.
The experience will begin with a safety briefing on the techniques required for sailing. Then it will be time to go out to the water and try it.
This experience is available Monday to Sunday, throughout the year.
This experience will last approximately 2½ hours.
There will be other people there on the day.
You're welcome to bring spectators to watch at selected venues.
The minimum age is 8 years.
You must be reasonably fit and confident in the water. Concern over medical or health issues should be checked before purchase.
There are no qualifications required.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
This activity is dependent on appropriate weather conditions.
Great day out. Thoroughly recommend. Fantastic instructor
When did your experience take place? October 2018
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Bala watersports centre
Yes I recommend this product.
We got this from a friend as a present and picked early August to try out sailing. They were fantastic at Bala lake. They supplied all clothing (wetsuits, life jackets, coats etc) the only bit I have to buy extra was water shoes, but these were reasonable. The kids had a 15min on shore lesson then took to the water for the remaining time. They loved it. The instructor was patient calm and excellent at teaching. Highly recommend. Thanks
When did your experience take place? August 2018
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Bala sailing club
Bought this mainly for my wife who had always wanted to try sailing. Instructor was friendly and got us up to speed with safety and technical information and before we knew it e were on the water. It was great fun even falling overboard added to the experience. Learned some basic stuff and were allowed to try it out, but with our host hot footing between us in his motor boat giving tips and encouragement. Had a great time. Just what we wanted.
When did your experience take place? September 2016
What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Bala lake