Learn to Sail - 2 Day Experience

Broads National Park

The experience

Follow in the footsteps of Lord Nelson who learnt to sail on the Norfolk Broads. Meet locals along the water’s edge as you sail though the reeds and wildlife of the Broads, developing basic sailing skills. The two-day ‘learn to sail’ course is validated by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA). Sleep in comfort in a local B&B and enjoy delicious home cooked breakfast and hospitality.

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Norfolk Broads School of Sailing

  • Learn to sail with a RYA Qualified Sailing Instructor and gain a sailing qualification
  • Beautiful Norfolk landscapes and scenery, and big skies
  • Exhilarating sailing experience on a classic Norfolk yacht

The detail

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14 hours over 2 days with overnight accommodation

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Group size

1-4 people

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Cost per person

£499 per person – 2 day course including 1 night accommodation

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Fitness level

Low – Moderate. Guests will need to be able to step confidently on/off the boat and move around whilst the boat is in motion

Parking Facilities

Free parking on-site. Pick-up service also available from train stations and Norwich Airport.

Refreshments and meals

1 night accommodation, breakfast and packed lunch included.

Special equipment needed

Non-slip shoes – trainers or deck shoes essential Sun & weather protection – hat/ sunscreen, waterproofs, windproofs.


1 May – 30 September. Advance booking required, at least 28 days.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Not accessible for wheelchair users or people with mobility issues.


Basic English required to fully appreciate the experience.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate

Broads National Park

A watery wonderland, the Broads is Britain’s largest protected wetland.