Learning the Ropes

Get a taste of the cruising life aboard this beautiful classic schooner -  the Spirit of Oysterhaven!

Learning the Ropes aboard the Spirit is an easy and enjoyable way of becoming familiar with all the aspects of deckwork aboard a yacht. Intended for adults who wish to enjoy some relaxing cruising along the coast and learn some basic crewing skills, such as sail handling, operating winches, and steering the boat - an ideal preparation for Day Skipper training.

Our approach is fun and friendly (strictly no shouting) - combining the thrill and excitement of sailing this high performance classic yacht with building up personal skill and confidence in deckwork, crewing, pilotage and navigation.