Sailing on the Solent Experiences: Water Experiences
Run on the ever popular Solent Strait, this fun, exciting experience is a great way to enjoy the wonderful world of sailing.
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Availability: Runs at least one date per week between April and September. All booking is subject to availability. Weather: Sailing is a weather dependent activity. It is vital that you telephone the centre the day before your booking to confirm conditions. Strong winds or rough seas will have an impact on the day, and in such cases the itinerary is subject to change. Duration: Runs from 10am - 4pm. Numbers On Day: Share the experience with up to 11 other budding sailors. Spectators: Friends and family can watch the you depart and return from the river, but the yacht will be out of sight most of the day. Dress Code: Safety kit such as lifejackets and wet weather clothing are provided on the day. Please wear non-marking, closed toed footwear. Trainers or deck shoes are ideal. Guidelines: Restrictions: Minimum age is 12 (anyone under 18 must attend with a participating adult). Regrettably, the yacht is unable to accommodate wheelchairs. Other Info:
Begin with a welcome tea or coffee before receiving a full safety briefing, getting fitted with a life jacket and being introduced to your vessel - an impressive Clipper 60 ocean race yacht. After helping to prepare the boat, motor down the River Hamble to the mouth of the Solent. Once out on open water, the fun really begins so get ready for a morning of cruising the Solent before sitting down to a well-earned lunch aboard the vessel. After lunch, get hands-on by helping to complete a series of boating manoeuvres and enjoying a stint behind the wheel. Once back at the River Hamble, drop sail and head for land.
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