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!
|1st||SATURDAY||19:00-20:30||15:00-19:00||Acquaintance with the boat, safety briefing.|
|2nd||SUNDAY||09:00 - 11:00||11:00 - 18:00||Sailing outside from Heraklion port|
|3rd||MONDAY||10:30-12:30||13:00 - 18:30||Sailing to Dia island|
|4th||TUESDAY||9:00 - 10:30||10:30 - 15:00||Mooring - Anchorage in the fishing port of Pantanassa.|
|4th||TUESDAY||15:00-18:00||18:00 – 21:00||Theory with lunch and coffee in a fish tavern - Night sailing back to Heraklion Port|
|5th||WEDNESDAY||9:00 - 11:30||11:30 - 18:00||Sailing to Dia island|
|6th||THURSDAY*||9:00 - 11:00||11:00 – 18:00||Departure for Bali’s port, anchorage at Agia Pelagia bay|
|7th||FRIDAY*||-||10:00 – 18:00||Depature to Heraklion port|
|8th||SATURDAY||-||11:00 – 14:00||License Exams|
* If circumstances allow, there is a possibility that the trip will take place for three days, instead of two, starting on the 5th Day, Wednesday.
During March and April:
The price is 1.562€ per person and you stay in your own cabin.
In case you are a part of two people and you would like to share the same cabin, a discount will apply and the price will be set to 1.116€ per person.
The price is 1.730€ per person and you stay in your own cabin.
In case you are a part of two people and you would like to share the same cabin, a discount will apply and the price will be set to 1.236€ per person.
*Regardless the period, the cost for the Offshore Sailing license package (books, exams, license) is 400€ per person. (not included on the above mentioned prices)..
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.