Great Escape Learn to sail then sail yourself six day sailing adventure

Things to do

Sailing adventure in the Bay of Islands combining a holiday with tacking a new challenge. Three days learning with an instructor then enjoy three days sailing by yourselves. Gain international yachting qualifications, new skills and have fun.

This six-day sailing holiday is perfect for if you have limited or no sailing experience, but dream of sailing by yourselves; dropping anchor in a secluded bay, enjoying the natural beauty of the Bay of Islands and logging off from everyday stress.

The first three days are spent sailing with your instructor, learning how to sail, handle the boat, navigate safely, interpret the weather and anchor safely. At night the instructor goes home and you sleep securely tied to our dock.

The second three days you spend sailing, exploring the Bay of Islands by yourselves, sleeping aboard in the bay of your choice. You're the skipper. At the end of your voyage, you'll have an international yachting qualification and a huge feeling of accomplishment.

How to Find Us
From $190 – $1390

Minimum Age: 4


1 Richardson Street
New Zealand

Opening Times

8.30am to 5.30pm