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 Sail cruising course for beginners: meeting and knowing sail cruising..

For those who have little to no experience with sailing, a first essential step to become familiar with sailing, winds and cruising.
This course will teach you the basics of sailing: from knowing the sea to terminology, theory, winds, points of sail, rigging and knots.

Some of the topics:

  • Safety guidelines aboard.
  • Terminology.
  • Preparing the boat, becoming familiar with the helm, practice at sea, first sailing attempts.
  • Hauling in, easing, luffing, bearing away, upwind, downwind and tacks.
  • Following a route, recognising and cruising with different points of sail.
  • Introduction to tacking and learning how to tack, gybing and setting the regulation.
  • Right of way rules.

Boarding: Bocca di Magra.

Cruising area: Before the outlet of the Magra river, Gulf of La Spezia

Duration: Two separate days, Saturday and Sunday, with return at night.

Boats: cabin sailboats, 9-15 m.

Price: 100€/150€, course and teaching incl.

Overnight aboard possible: 20€ extra.


 Sailing course II

Topics:

  • Enhancing rigging techniques and regulation of sails and equipment.
  • Regulating the sails; over-canvassed reefing.
  • Enhancing anchoring techniques in the roadstead when sailing and power boating.
  • General references to meteorology.
  • Enhancing man rescue techniques with different points of sail.
  • Improving knowledge of aboard instruments and radio communication.

Boarding area: Bocca di Magra.

Cruising area: Before the outlet of the Magra river, Gulf of La Spezia

Duration: Two separate days, Saturday and Sunday, with return at night.

Boats: cabin sailboats, 9-15 m.

Price: 100€/150€, course and teaching incl.

Overnight aboard possible: 20€ extra.


 Sail cruising course

The course includes a two-day sea trip, from late Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon.

  • Safety aboard.
  • Planning a sailing route offshore.
  • Pantry and stowage.
  • Dead reckoning and use of the instruments, general reference to charts and bearing.
  • Controlling the engine and the instruments, preventing and repairing damages.
  • General references to meteorology; using a barometer.
  • Anchoring in the roadstead and ports.
  • Building a crew and cooperation aboard.
  • Using the GPS and instruments aboard.

Boarding area: Bocca di Magra.

Price: 150€/200€


 Offshore sailing course

The course is meant for those with previous sailing experience.

The course teaches long/medium distance sailing techniques, offering the chance to experience the beauty and challenges of sailing at night.

The theoretical part of the course is held aboard and includes:

  • Heavy weather sailing.
  • Sailing at night.
  • Possible problems during long distance sailing cruises.
  • Safety at sea.
  • Light houses, lights and signal lights.
  • Navigation rules at night, reading nautical charts at night.
  • Recognising beacons and other boats.
  • Entering a port.
  • Using the GPS.
  • Safety aboard.

The course includes a 20-30-hour sea trip to practice sail cruising, leading the boat at night and managing the watch schedule.

The course includes a two-day sea trip, from late Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon.

Boarding area: Bocca di Magra

Price: 180 € insurance coverage incl.
Fuel and pantry not incl.


 Mooring course

  • Preparing the boat.
  • Organising the crew for rigging.
  • Anchor and buoy anchoring techniques.
  • Mooring and unmooring techniques.
  • Sailing boats mooring and unmooring techniques.

Boarding area: Bocca di Magra.

Duration: Two separate days, Saturday and Sunday, with return at night.

Boats: cabin sailboats, 9-15 m.

Price: 150€/200€
Overnight aboard possible: 20€ extra.

 

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  Indirizzo: via Poggio Scafa, 14 - Fiumaretta di Ameglia (SP)

 Telefono: +39 349 61 89 626

 E-Mail: carolina@yoursailingway.com

Partita IVA: 01429450115

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