Private Sailing School in Greece
Organizing family cruises where the whole family takes a selection of qualifications is a great example of using the private instruction option to fulfill that perfect family vacation. Those of 10 years and over can take an ASA course. Whether it’s a week-long short course or a full 10/2 week option we will be happy to help you plan your special family sailing holiday.
Enjoy Some You-Time
Private Sailing school is a good way for couples and families to learn sailing at their own speed.
Private Sailing School means you have your own teaching yacht and do not have to share with strangers. It also means that you have your own dedicated instructor. The instructor does NOT sleep on board the yacht. This means that you have plenty of private time and will be responsible for the yacht and the safety of your party.
Private tuition is offered in 1 week live on board your private yacht classes.
YACHT CREW LICENSE
1 Week courses.
The 1-week option is designed for couples who want to get a good grounding in sailing and obtain their competent crew certification. This is a weekly class where you live and sail on the teaching yacht. You will have a full-time instructor who does not sleep on board. The course is in 2 parts, the first part is ASA101 which is about nautical terminology, knots and sailing techniques as well as rules of the road. At the end of this part, you will have a written exam. After passing the exam you will move on to ASA103 which teaches you about yacht systems, plumbing, electrical, basic navigation and more sailing, sail trim and helming skills and how to operate a yacht under power, docking and anchoring.This means that you will have a good knowledge of sailing and a good understanding of yacht systems, such as pumps and electrical systems and basic engineering knowledge. The week option is also available for advancement to ASA 104 and ASA 105.
10 Day Skipper courses.
The 10-day option is designed for couples who want to obtain their Skippers license. Once you have accumulated your 80 hrs logged sailing time you can apply to take your Skippers license plus navigation certificate. This is ASA 104 plus ASA 105. It is an intensive course that can be taken by experienced students. The syllabus is available here .. SKIPPERS LICENSE…
The course is divided into 2 parts, the initial sailing training of ASA 104 and then daily lessons of navigation for your ASA105 license. The ASA 105 syllabus is available here… SKIPPERS NAVIGATION COURSE.
YOUR YACHT FOR THE WEEK
The school offers a selection of yachts for your courses. All are Jeanneau Yachts with nothing older than 2017 vintage. They come in sizes from 33 ft to 42 ft and with cabin layouts that reflect a luxury style. We have 2-3 and 4 cabin layouts for couples and full family sailing vacations.