New Zealand Sailing School - Sail Nelson

Sail Nelson - New Zealand Sailing School - Learn to sail in Nelson

Learn to sail - taching the art of cruising

Nelson, with a wonderful temperate climate and the national record for annual sunshine hours, has long been high on the list of places to visit for travellers to New Zealand. This mixture creates a deep blue sea, golden beaches and a sea breeze.

More about our New Zealand RYA School Of The Year 2010 AwardAt SAIL NELSON we are passionate about giving people the skills and experience to enjoy sailing to the full. We employ the very best RYA (Royal Yachting Association) trained and qualified instructors, all of whom have covered thousands of sea miles over many years. The sailing school was founded in 2004 by John and Woodi Moore and is now owned by Chris and Katy Roff, who sailed to New Zealand from the UK, arriving in the same year aboard their 34ft yacht "Whistler".

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Choose SAIL NELSON and learn to sail or enjoy a charter of your choice in the waters of the stunning Nelson region, in New Zealand’s South Island. Situated adjacent to the Abel Tasman National Park at the northwest tip of the island, the Nelson region is a hub for New Zealand artists and one of the country’s leading wine production centres.