Sailing is a wonderful activity as we well know. The fact is though that many people can be daunted at the prospect of getting involved in the pastime as they believe it is only for specially trained individuals. While there is an element of skill involved in sailing, it is certainly something that can be taken on by a beginner.
Anyone involved in sailing will tell you of its great benefits and the friends you make in the sport. This info-graphic from EFYC gives an outline of what is involved in Sailing from the perspective of a beginner. It gives some safety tips, sailing tips and outlines the basic terminology of Sailing. It also highlights some interesting statistics from the world of Australian sailing that make for interesting reading.