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 AwardSAIL NELSON is owned by John Moore, a registered RYA (Royal Yachting Association) teacher and skipper with more than 30 years sailing, commercial fishing and teaching experience. He is also a qualified and practising MNZ (Maritime New Zealand) examiner.

The combination of environment, skipper, yacht plus yourself creates the best classroom in the world.

SAIL NELSON Sailing School offers:


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.