Basic, Advanced, Weekend Sailing Course, and Regatta and Offshore racing courses in Istria, Croatia on the beautiful Archambault Grand Surprise racer-cruiser sailboat.
Learn with us what tack and jibe are, learn how to sail, trim sails and mast, dock and moore the boat, anchor, tie bowline and other knots, and more. Group courses for women and men over 14 years of age. Learn or improve your practical skills with Navigation, Charts, el. Equipment, Docking & Boat and Sails Handling Skills.
Know what to do, when to do it and how, as sailing is not about strength it's about tactic, timing and much more. Our purpose is to promote sailing with an emphasis on recreation and entertainment, and encourage as many people as possible.
Our Sailing school is a proud member of ISSA (International Sailing Schools Association) and to our participants we provide international certificates that found substantial acceptance around the world and serves as evidence of acquired level of sailing knowledge and skills in our school. Our courses are in line according to standards and terms of ISSA courses Yacht Crew, Inland Skipper and Inshore Skipper.
Together with the envisaged educational program, we also wish to introduce attendees to the local stories and places that we'll visit, so that at the end you will enjoy a rich and unforgettable experience.
Sailing school program
From 08:00 - 09:00 a.m. breakfast at apartment in place Raša in Istria, near Labin, Pula and Medulin, form 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. preparing the boat and sails for sailing, checking weather forecast, and practical classes at sea till 2:00 p.m., lunch and swimming break, 3:00 p.m. practical classes at sea till 6 - 7 p.m. Arrival back to Trget port to have a dinner in restaurant or head to apartment to cook dinner - team cooking.
ACCOMMODATION AND BOAT
During all seven days in week course or three days on weekend courses, the attendees will be situated in the 4 room apartment in small place Raša in Istria, Croatia. The boat used for sailing school is our beautiful and fast Archambault Grand Surprise.
Breakfast is organized in apartment - team preparing meal. Lunch is usually lunch box prepared in morning or stopping to local restaurant or tavern. Dinners are organized as follows - few in the local taverns and few in the apartment - team cooking all by agreement and wishes.
THE PRICE INCLUDES
Vessel, instructor-skipper, tourist tax, mooring fees, accommodation in apartment, VAT, fuel, free sailing school learning materials/book per attendant, Sailing360.com T-shirt.
*The course requires a minimum of 2 students / max. 12
Basic sailing courses will familiarize attendees with the basic techniques of sailing through the theoretical and practical teaching with a methodological approach. Theoretical part of basic sailing course includes introduction of basic terms related to sailboat and sailing, fundamentals of meteorology, sources of weather forecasts and sail aerodynamics, man-overboard drill , collision regulation, etc.
The aim of the course is to enable attendees to apply their acquired knowledge for their future independent sailing and competing in regatta. The course is intended for all those who possess knowledge of advanced sailing course and specific sailing experience.
During the three day intensive sailing program, the aim is to teach attendees the basic skills and knowledge of sailing. This program includes the following: theoretical and practical part of teaching (meteorology, nautical charts, on sailing boats in general, maneuvering engine, sailing on default route, changing direction according to the wind...).
Here you can read about sailing gear, equipment that you could be needing while in sailing school - some of this equipment/gear is of course needed depending on time of year and weather conditions: sailing / rain jacket and waterproof pants for sailing