Experience living and cruising aboard a sailing yacht in the idyllic waters of Tasman Bay. With everything provided on board and a comfy bunk, enjoy going where your fancy takes you and exploring those places that most can't get to.
Whether learning from scratch or honing your skills we have a fully inclusive 5 day course to suit you, from Competent Crew to Yachtmaster Offshore. Alternatively just come for a skippered charter and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime. Whichever option you choose this will be an experience to remember and you'll leave the boat wanting to come back for more.
Sail Nelson, through the Royal Yachting Association cruising scheme, offers the most widely recognized sailing certificates available worldwide. Whether you're already an experienced sailor or a complete beginner our sailing instructor skippers will put you at your ease and make your sailing experience fun.
Anchor off a golden sandy beach in the Abel Tasman National Park. Explore the wilderness of D'Urville Island. Discover the wildlife of Tasman Bay. All are just a short sail from Nelson City.
This is a unique holiday which not only takes you to idyllic locations and provides unique experiences, you will also finish the week with an internationally recognized sailing certificate.
The Sail Nelson yacht Manaia is a comfortable fast cruising yacht, 10.2m (34ft) in length with accommodation for up to 4 people plus the skipper/instructor.
Prices are from $1845 per person for 5 days, fully inclusive - start and finish in Nelson.
Berth L6 Nelson Marina, Vickerman St.