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Offshore Sailing School Tip: A great way to learn to sail is over a long holiday weekend. Courses like this are offered by certified sailing experts at Offshore Sailing School. You can take sailing lessons in NYC at Chelsea Piers, located on the Hudson River in Manhattan. Even if you've never sailed, take this course and learn sailing basics in the classroom, followed by on-water sailing fundamentals. Sailing brings people together and teaches teamwork. By the end of a weekend of learning basic sailing, you'll be able to test your skills by taking the boat out without your instructor to prove to yourself how much you've learned. If you decide to take sailing lessons in New York City, look for a course that offers:
*at least six hours of on-water training a day
*a chance to test what you've learned at the end of the course
*instructors that are certified by US SAILING
Don't forget to bring: Sailing gloves, a waterproof jacket, sunblock, non-skid shoes, cap or visor and sunglasses with a strap. By the end of a sailing course weekend, you'll be qualified to sail with confidence, ready to study the next level of this lively sport. For more information about sailing lessons in New York City, visit offshoresailing.com.