Sailing was a fake skill added for 2014 April Fools event. The maximum sailing level obtainable was level 20. If you got more than 5,000 experience in the skill, it would reset you to level 1 with the chatbox message ### CRITICAL ERROR: %sailing_xp memory overflow, resetting to safe state.
Players could begin gaining experience after speaking to Captain Emmemji, who explains who he is and how the skill works: Simply by using one of the boats. Players can only take three types of boats:
- The small boat at level 1, which grants 100 experience per use.
- The long boat at level 5, which grants 180 experience per use.
- The wide boat at level 12, which grants 240 experience per use.
Players sailing boats would see the following NPCs, but were unable to interact with them: