Sail Akaroa Harbour on a fast 33ft MRX Yacht

Experience Akaroa Harbour while enjoying the benefits of longer sailing trips, flexible departure times, low passenger numbers and the option of Learn to Sail coaching. Akaroa Harbour is a unique sailing location with few other boats and has consistent winds during summer.
Sailing Options

3 Hour Learn-2-sail or Learn-2-windsurf introduction ($90 per person)

A great sailing experience with the option to help sail the boat. Phone Ollie on 027 419 0592 or email to book an afternoon 3 Hour Learn-to-sail introduction.



Courses - Learn to Sail

The MRX is a great boat to Learn to Sail in as it's fast and responsive. The boat is steered by a tiller and all sail controls come back to the cockpit.


We also offer Learn-to-Windsurf instruction to youth and adults in Akaroa Harbour. All windsurfing equipment and gear provided with wide easy beginner boards.

Yachting New Zealand Courses

Introduction to Keelboat Sailing - Level 1
This includes 10+ hours coaching on MRX Yacht - Price: $450 (minimum age 16)
Enquire by email or phone for course dates or view more details here>>

Some of the main modules included in this course:
• Essential safety skills and equipment
• Parts of boat and sailing definitions
• Steering a yacht and crew positions
• Wind awareness and sail settings
• Hoisting, lowering of sails and reefing
• Weather and suitable clothing for different conditions
• Knowledge of give way rules and learning knots

Phone Ollie on 027 419 0592 to book a sail
or email :

Akaroa Coastal Retreat

We can provide accommodation for your stay in Akaroa (subject to availability) at the Akaroa Coastal Retreat. Click on the link above for more information about the accommodation, photos, availability calendars and instant booking. View live wind speed and wind direction at our Akaroa weather station by clicking the link below.

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