Start Offshore Racing

Wet, cold, sometimes boring and sometimes dangerous… but mostly a whole lot of fun. Offshore racing is a great way to set yourself a new sailing challenge, but how do you get started?

1 Introduction

The boat will have a different motion in the taller, but longer, seas typically found in less sheltered areas

2 Night sailing

Night sailing can be a truly wonderful experience and holds enormous appeal for many people

3 A harsh environment

You’ll be exposed to a harsh environment for much longer

4 Feeling green

Many excellent sailors succumb to sea-sickness

5 Training

It’s normally best to start with doing some inshore yacht racing