SAIL TEACHING AREAS
IT'S TIME TO SEE THE GREEK ISLANDS
SAILING SCHOOL ROUTES AROUND THE GREEK ISLANDS.
OVER 3000 ISLANDS AROUND THE COUNTRY.
6 DISTINCTIVELY DIFFERENT ISLAND GROUPS,
COUNTLESS BAYS, VILLAGES AND SECRET HIDING COVES.
SARONIC & AGROLIC GULFS
These winds provide good experience and do not usually blow for more than a few days at a time. The weather is sunny and dry from May to September. Outside these months you should expect the occasional thunderstorm and there may be some cloudy days. The area provides plenty of variety with busy harbours near to Athens and un-spoilt village quays on the Peloponnese coast. There are plenty of challenges for trainee skippers, with traffic separation schemes, sectional lights, and numerous fast boats and ferry routes to deal with.
THE CYCLADES ISLAND GROUP
This is an attractive area with famous islands like Siros, Mykonos, Paros, and the wonderful island of Serifos. The island group is suitable for experienced sailors as the wind and sea states closely resemble those that you will experience in the English channel and the Atlantic. The island groups has many spectacular sights and islands. Secluded bays and picturus harbors make this island group a challenging area to sail with high rewards and wonderful sights.
The Yacht Crew certification involves 2 modules from the ASA syllabus, ASA 101 and ASA 103. The first couple of days of the week involve learning about the terminology and history of sailing. You will be in classes in the morning and sailing on the yacht in the afternoon. You will take your first exam on the 3/4th day of the course. You will then enter the second half of the week where you will learn about Yacht systems. ASA 103 will take you through the basics of yacht electrical systems, Plumbing, deck maintenance you will get a good grounding in basic Navigation. You will also continue to sail each day and practice now navigation while underway. You will also get instruction in advanced sail trim and helming techniques.
10 Day Live on board Itinerary
This is a bare-boat skipper course of 10 days. Those students who have already passed their Yacht Crew can now progress to the full Bare Boat Skipper course by taking this 10 day course. Suitable for experienced sailors. The student must be able to demonstrate an ability to skipper a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered keel boat of approximately 30 to 49 feet in length during a multi-day cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions. The course is conducted as a live-aboard cruise. Knowledge of provisioning, galley operations, boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, routine maintenance procedures, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation including basic chart plotting and GPS operation, multiple-anchor mooring, docking, health & safety, emergency operations, weather interpretation, and dinghy/tender operation. ASA 104 certification requires a demonstration of ASA 101 and ASA 103 knowledge and skills standards. ASA recommends a minimum of 500 Nautical miles logged and certified before undertaking ASA 104.
What You Get with our Classes
10 Day Live on Board Skipper’s Class.
- The yacht with all her sailing and safety equipment, also included: 220volt Generator, Zodiac.
- Full-time Captain/instructor.
- All course materials, books, logbooks, examination fees and ASA registration for a year.
- Sailing in a small yacht on Poros island.
- All linens, towels, blankets etc… (Beach towels not included)
- All Fuel costs during your cruise, all freshwater, and ice as needed for the cruise
- Harbour fees, marina fees, local taxes, yacht insurance, plus charter contract taxes
- Cleaning fee at the end of your charter.
What You Get with our Classes
7 Day Yacht Crew Class.
- A 35ft yacht for the week, with full time instructor.
- Your own Cabin on the Yacht for the week.
- Full instruction for the week.
- All ASA teaching materials.
- All ASA exam fees and first years registration.
- Linens, Cleaning fee at end of class.
- All marina fees, Taxes and Charter insurance.