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Introduction to Yachting in Zanzibar (4 Days)

4 Day All-Inclusive Introduction to Yachting in Zanzibar

Active Sailing -Visit the stunning private islands of the Menai Bay (South Zanzibar)

Introduction to Yachting (4 Days)

This course is designed to be fun and informative, equipping complete beginners with the knowledge and skills necessary to skipper their own yacht.

The syllabus we follow is based on the RYA Level 2 certificate.

The skills needed can be learnt in four days with tuition from our qualified instructors. Whilst covering the necessary manoeuvres you will be Island hopping, enjoying some fantastic snorkelling and occasionally stopping for beach picnics. There will be time to digest all that you are learning at a relaxed but steady pace.
A maximum of Six guests will train per yacht with an instructor.

At the end of your course you’ll feel confident and competent enough to skipper your own yacht in coastal areas over short distances in daylight hours.

Itinerary - Introduction to Yachting (4 Days)

Day 1 Boarding at Zanzibar Stone Town

Sail into to Zanzibar Channel

Visit Changuu Island Giant Tortoise Sanctuary

Sail to Chumbe Sandbank

Swimming at Chumbe Sandbank

Sail to Mbweni Beach

Visit the Mbweni Ruins and Lodge

Overnight Mooring Mbweni Beach

Day 2 Sail to Ucombe Island

Snorkelling at Ucombe Reef

Sail to Kwale Island

Dolphin Watching

Visit Kwale Sandbank and Island

Sail to Fumba Beach

Visit Fumba Beach Lodge

Overnight mooring Fumba Beach Lodge


Day 3 Sail to Nyamembe Island

Sail to Miwi island

Visit Miwi Island Beach

Sail to Komonda Island

Visit Komonda Island Beach

Cross the Bay to Unguja Ukuu

Visit Menai Bay Bungalows Lodge

Overnight Mooring Unguja Ukuu Beach


Day 4 Sail to Pungume Island

Visit Pungume Island and Sandbank

Snorkeling at Pungume Sandbank

Sail to Kizimkazi

Dolphin Watching

Visit Kizimkazi Beach

Sail to Uzi Island

Overnight Mooring Uzi Island


Day 5 Standard Check out time is 10.00am


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