From Gouvia marina on Corfu we organise the sailing course sailing for beginners

Sixday beginners course


Content of this course
During this course you will learn all necessary skills to skipper a sailing yacht under reasonable weather conditions on non tidal waters.  You will both learn the theory as well as the practical part of sailing by doing lots of exercises. The instructor will anticipate on each students best learning method.

Which skills are being covered:

  • prepare the yacht ready to go
  • safety on board
  • hoisting and lowering the sails
  • the basic sailing skills, sail position and sail control etc
  • Knots
  • the skills to operate the engine, the basic skills to het bedienen van de binnenboordmotor, basis engine maneuvering skills, operation and maintenance of the engine. 
  • planning and preparing a sailing trip
  • basic navigation, use of a nautical chart and plotter.
  • mob (man over board)
  • anchoring
  • VHF usage
  • maneuvering under sail
  • yacht etiquette
  • flags and banners

bretonseplotter1.jpgAll subjects will be updated on a lessoncard per student and daily updated. On this you can see which skills you still have to practice and which ones you have under control.

You can participate in this course without any sailing experience and there is no need for theoretical preparation.


Price of the sailing course for beginners  
The price of the sailing course for beginners is the rental price of the SY Amazon plus € 900,= for the instructor.


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