Langkawi Sailing School Review

We spent six days living on a yacht and learning to sail in the emerald Andaman Sea. We learned to manage the sails, steer, tie knots, and rescue a man overboard, all while sailing past karst islands, deserted beaches, magnificent eagles, and dense mangroves. We saw some of the best sunsets of our lives, navigated by the stars, and anchored in secluded bays.

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Learning to Sail in Langkawi, Malaysia: Part 2

In March we did a six day RYA Competent Crew sailing course with Langkawi Sailing School in Malaysia while living aboard 42 ft yacht Kay Sira and sailing around Langkawi’s 99 islands. In Part 1 we wrote about the first few days of the course and this post covers the rest of the week, when each day the sailing got better and better.

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Learning to Sail in Langkawi, Malaysia: Part 1

It had been on our bucket list for a long time. We gazed at yachts in marinas and planned which one we’d buy to sail the world. It didn’t matter that we had no sailing experience, had never even spent a night on a yacht, and that I got seasick. We knew deep down that it was something we’d do one day. Last month we finally took the first step towards our dream and signed up for a sailing course with Langkawi Sailing School in Malaysia.

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