Basic sailing courses 2022-10-28T17:59:19+01:00

Sailing courses for beginners

On board basic and practical skills for newcomers adults and accompanied minors.

Theory: The students will start from the nomenclature, the boat equipments, the gaits and will learn the basical manoeuvres to use on board.
Practice: Students will be accompanied to the first rudiments of the conduction, they will hoist and lower the sails, will study the base manoeuvres, the sails regulation and the security plan
Duration: 1 day
Base: Bocca di Magra
Craft: from 35 to 45 feet
The fee covers: Instructor, fuel, boat, teaching tools, mooring
The fee doesn’t include: provisioning list, transfert from/to base, mooring in a different base from Bocca di Magra – tbd
Period: From September to June


Sailing courses for beginners – NEW DATES AVAILABLE

Month Date Price
March 11 € 210.00
March 18 € 210.00

 Basic sailing courses

The course is aimed at those who have little experience and,  has the goal of teaching the theoretical and fundamental practicesknowledges to become a crew member able to maneuver a cabin cruiser. At the end of the course all participants will be ready to tack, jibe and to sail upwind or downwind paying attention to their own safety, the crew and vessel. There will always be a qualified instructor at the conduction on board

Program: Sails, Mainsail, Jib, trims, gaits,, jibing or wearing, tiller, basic nomenclature. Participants will take turns at the various roles on board
Craft: Beneteau from 35 to 45 feet, pending on availability and number of participants
Check-In: Bocca di Magra – from 9.00 am on Saturday to 5 pm on Sunday, not available in June, July and August.
The fee covers:  accommodation in twin cabin, cleaning, instructor.
The fee doesn’t include: provisioning list, fuel, any harbour fees, personal insurance and anything else not specified in “the fee covers” section.

Basic Sailing Courses – new dates available

Month Dates Price
March 11 – 12  € 310.00
March 25 – 26  € 310.00

Introduction to sailing courses for schools and associations

A training educational experience. Participants will be taught the basics of sailing combined with the study of physics and natural sciences, as well as the rules of the sea navigation. A spirit of cooperation and self-discipline will be encouraged in the young crew, they will be required to keep the vessel clean and tidy and they will help to prepare lunch, just like a real crew will do.

For middle and high schools
: Bocca di Magra
Destinations: Portovenere , Parco delle Cinque Terre
Duration: 1/3/5 days

Period: March – May / September – November

Courses will be held on dates to be agreed with the school’s directors

For more information, please be in contact with our offices

Month Week-end date Price

For course participants only

5 group sailing lessons of 4 hours each (minimum 3, maximum 6 participants)€ 150,00
Available all year except August