Why Sailing for Women Only?
In the Caribbean for Beginners & Improvers:
Please Contact Us if these dates are unsuitable as we may be able to organise additional Women's Sailing trips
Group Booking Discount Available
Carrots or Merlot?
Actively participating in a sailing holiday uses an average of 210 calories an hour...
From Sailing Widow to Sailing Partner
There Can be Only One
If you have a partner who sails, you know that there can only be one Captain on a boat! So even though you're equals in other aspects of your life, the minute you step on a boat together things become fraught & stressful as you struggle with the shift in dominance.
He Needs a Sailing Partner
Believe it or not, he is yearning for you become that competent, confident sailing partner; someone that he can hand over the night watch to on a long passage, and someone he can rely on to get the boat and crew home safely if things go pear shaped.
Somehow you need to gain some skills in a stress free environment and very often it's better for you both to sail apart...for the sake of each other's sanity!
One option is to swap partners with a fellow sailor...just for the sailing! The skippers learn to become calmer and more prescriptive in their commands, and the crew learn to trust the skipper's authority and capability.
Share Skipper Roles
As you grow in your confidence & ability, ask for more responsibility until you are acting as skipper sailing trips or specific manoeuvres.
Take an Evening Course
Navigation and other boating skills are readily learned over the winter months in organised evening courses...check out your local adult education colleges to see what's around in your area.
Do Some Women Only Sailing!
A time spent aboard a women only boat takes the ego out of the equation when you're trying to practice new skills.
A New Dynamic
After a time spent learning apart, you will find that you can spend time on a boat with your partner with a new respect for the Captain & Crew roles that are necessary for a great sailing relationship; only this time, perhaps you can share!
Women's Sailing - Getting Started:
Hang Out in the Marina
Join a Club
Take a Formal Course
Join Me on IBIS for a Ladies Only Trip with Lessons
You Don't Need to Be a Bruiser!
Helming IBIS in the Caribbean
Women Often Don't Get a Look In!
It Can be Intimidating Getting Started
Ability & Confidence = Safety
Be All You Can Be
A women's sailing trip on IBIS in the Caribbean is great fun!
Sailing Women's Fashion