Our instructor Ilias Kovatzis, is University graduaded in sports training (A degree trainer), certified with RYA qualification, professional skipper for more than 20 years and head coach of the racing team in several sailing clubs.
Distinguished sailing athlete, member of the Greek National Sailing Team for many years, with huge racing experience and successes in national and international Regattas, he is one of the most skilled choices you have for your sailing course!
Crete is the southernmost tip of Europe and one of the most beautiful islands in the world, really the ideal place for someone to enjoy the magic of sailing.During the whole year there is a continuous windy activity from all divisions, while mild temperatures even in winter, allow the sailors to focus on their sails.The sea and the sky never lose their blue color and quiet bays can allow a quick swimming, after an active sailing even in January!
In summer, sailing excursions to Cretan gulfs and nearby islands combined with swimming, snorkeling and fishing, are a magic experience. The small and quiet ports, offer many possibilities for anchorage exercise with every weather and by night the lively towns of Crete are waiting for you to enjoy your drink and the world famous Cretan traditional diet!
Through our lessons we visit the following Cretan Cities and villages:
Heraklion, Dia Island, Pantanasa, Bali, Rethymnon, Chania
Sailing courses start on Monday from Heraklion Port and include: 52 hours of practice and 20 hours of theoretical education
|1st||MONDAY||10:00 - 15:30||16:00 - 18:00||Acquaintance with the boat, safety briefing.|
|2nd||TUESDAY||9:00 - 11:00||11:00 - 17:00||Sailing outside from Heraklion port.|
|3rd||WENDSDAY||13:00 - 17:30||Sailing outside from Heraklion port.|
|4th||THURSDAY||9:00 - 11:30||11:30 - 17:00||Sailing to Dia island.|
|5th||FRIDAY||9:00 - 10:30||10:30 - 15:00||Mooring - Anchorage in the fishing port of Pantanassa.|
|15:00 - 18:00||-||Theory with lunch and coffee in a fish taverna.|
|-||18:00 - 21:00||Night sailing|
|6th||SATURDAY||-||-||Free day for sightseeing in Heraklion and visiting other towns.
|8th||MONDAY||9:00 - 11:00||-||Aerodynamic and trimming of the sails.|
|9th||TUESDAY||-||Departure from Heraklion Port at 11:00||Sailing to port of Bali (8 hours sailing), staying there for the night living in the boat.|
|10th||WEDNSDAY||-||Arrival at Heraklion Port at 17:00|
The following contions are required to attent our lessons:
Education and practice (in English language) on the following topics:
Feel free to contact us for more information.