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Sailing Holidays

Whether you're looking to gain a qualification or you're just sailing for fun, our sailing holidays are suitable for everyone. With first class tuition from Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors and a superb selection of sailing craft at our beach resorts, you can learn to sail at stunning beach locations in TurkeySardinia and Greece

Check out what makes our sailing holidays so great:

  • Top-notch equipment 
  • Free group tuition
  • Private tuition 
  • RYA adult courses 
  • RYA youth courses
  • Regatta Week

Learning to sail on holiday

Don’t know your hull from your boom? There’s no need to worry if you don’t know the lingo or haven’t even set foot in a boat before. Qualified instructors at our beach resorts help make the process of learning the ropes feel effortless and safe. 

You can learn to sail on holiday by taking part in a relevant course for your age group and skill level. Adult and youth courses are split into three distinct levels based on where you believe you’re at. By the end of the week, you can become a confident skipper when taking to the water like a pro.

Learning to sail in the Mediterranean  

With the lush clear skies and waters as your backdrop, you’ll find yourself learning to sail on holiday in envious surroundings. Our beach resorts all have their unique advantages when someone wants to learn to sail. 

Lemnos Beach Resort is arguably one of the most stunning locations to learn to sail in the Mediterranean with a stretching bay.

Levante Beach Resort has an uninterrupted beachfront that lends itself to learning turns.

Paleros Beach Resort has a natural swooping bay that makes the most of a natural breeze. 

Perdepera Beach Resort has a mountainous backdrop that creates afternoon breezes that sailors love.

Phokaia Beach Resort has a west-facing bay that picks up gentle winds in the morning, making it great for absolute beginners.

Top-notch sailing equipment

We have a range of equipment for children right up to seasoned professionals. Varying from resort to resort these include; Oppies, Bugs, Teras, Picos, Topazes, Lasers, Bahias, Vagos, Dart 16s, CX16s, RS 500s and Laser 400.

Free tuition or RYA courses - you choose

We have free tuition on offer for all guests who simply want to enjoy a taste of the sailor life. Alternatively, for those that want to take things a bit more seriously and would love the opportunity to learn how to sail on holiday, we have a range of RYA courses.

Dinghy foiling

A new sailing style that has gained popularity in recent years, foiling is a unique and exciting experience that has to be seen to be believed. Using a special fin on your board, riders get the feeling of gliding up out of the water.

If you are a competent dinghy sailor at an intermediate level, you can learn to foil at our resorts in Greece. Glide across the water with increased speed in this exhilarating new sailing technique.

Watersports on your next holiday

For more information on learning to sail, and to find out more about the exciting watersports available when you’re on holiday, check out the relevant watersports page for your chosen resort: PhokaiaLevantePalerosLemnos and Perdepera

Free group tuition and clinics

Group sailing clinics run over 5 days of the week and are tailored to ability. Groups are made up of a maximum of 6 people. Simply come along to the watersports briefing at the beginning of your holiday and sign up. 

Introduction to Sailing

Learn the basic skills which will have you out on the water in no time, and enjoy the thrills of sailing a Laser Pico.
Free 3 hours of tuition.

Refresher Sailing

Haven't sailed in a while, then this 1 hour session will refresh your memory and skills.
Free 1 x 1 hour session.

Improver Sailing

Keen to progress your sailing skills to race techniques, trapezing, asymmetrics and catamaran sailing, then join these clinics across your holiday week.
Free 5 x 1½ hour sessions.

RYA adult courses

RYA youth courses

RYA further modules

Additional tuition

Private tuition

Available for all levels of sailor this lesson is tailored to your needs and is for both adults and children. Booked in resort with a maximum of 2 participants.

1 x 60 minute lesson
Price £50 

Parent and child lesson

A gentle sail with an instructor to hep you gain confidence to sail with your child. Booked and paid locally in resort.

Please note: All courses booked in resort are subject to local taxes.

Regatta Week at Phokaia Beach Resort

Come join our exclusive, free Regatta Week, designed for anyone interested in dinghy racing (with the emphasis on ‘racing’) be it to learn, improve or just looking to have some fun racing.

This week involves a variety of fun and competitive dinghy and multihull racing, coupled with race tuition, clinics and feedback sessions to boost your performance.

The next Regetta Week will take place at Phokaia Beach Resort on 13th June 2020. For information please visit Regatta Week.

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