© 2018 Simon Sanders

Burnham on Crouch is known around the world as a centre of excellence for sailing.

It currently has five yacht clubs, all of which offer facilities and training opportunities for people young and old.

The Squib fleet out in force, early July © 2018 Nick Skeens

Yacht owners are often looking for crews, especially during the summer racing season, and generally welcome people who want to help and learn how to sail at the same time.

And, as you can see below, there is plenty of opportunity to get on the water in a variety of ways.

Sailing in light September winds. © 2017 Nick Skeens