It’s all about sailing…Are you passionate about navigation? You can’t wait to contemplate a sunset aboard a beautiful yacht? Do you want to become a true sailor? Well, in this case some practice would be really helpful, agree?
Find out the best sailing schools of the Mediterranean and choose one to get a license, improve your skills or just receive a masterclass from the experienced professionals of the maritime sphere. Here we go:
1. Corfu Sea School (Greece)
The main specialization: Powerboat, Sail Cruising and Specialist Short Courses.
This school can be found in Gouvia Marina on the charming Greek island Corfu. As for the navigation area, here you will be able to discover the wonders of the Ionian sea. The local instructors have solid experience and navigation knowledge that means they can show you all the hidden bays and magical caves that aren’t visible from the first glance. The beauty is waiting for you there! An extended period when you can try any of the courses is from March till November.
This school proposes several customized programs for:
- boat handling
Corfu Sea School is a perfect starting point to discover the nearest islands in the Mediterranean. Moreover, its convenient location permits to arrive there very comfortably.
Find out additional information through the official website: http://www.corfuseaschool.com
2. Minorca Sailing Holidays (Spain)
The main specialization: Windsurfing and Specialist Short Courses.
Menorca is a place to be and this sailing and windsurfing spot is a one of the best specialized centres on the island. It is encountered within the Fornells Bay and equipped with everything necessary for continuous learning. You can choose a personal course or a group program according to your level of expertise (beginning, improving and, finally, advanced). Wherever you want just to polish some skills or start from scratch, you will definitely notice the friendly atmosphere and welcoming staff that will do everything possible in order to meet your initial expectations. You will spend your time usefully while enjoying a nice yacht charter in Spain. This school was especially distinguished among Tripadvisor users.
Find out additional information through the official website: http://www.minorcasailing.co.uk
3. Gocek Sailing School (Turkey)
The main specialization: Navigation and Sail Cruising Courses.
This training center is located in one of the most spectacular Turkish regions with perfect weather conditions for sailing. It attracts beginners and experienced sailing fans from all over the world being a spot where they can spend their time being totally concentrated on their hobby/passion/lifestyle. Yes, again, it’s all about sailing! Gocek Sailing School opened in 1996 and also prepares you for the special nautical exams such as International Certificate of Competence among others and some programs for the cabin crew and skippers. All courses and exams are conducted in English. The majority of programs have an overall duration of 5 days. The neighbourhood of the Fethiye gulf is a paradise to rent a boat in Turkey. Just go and discover it yourself!
Find out additional information through the official website: http://www.portwayturkey.com
4. Adriatic Nautical Academy – A.N.A. (Croatia)
The main specialization: sailing, cruising courses.
The courses are divided into three blocks: basic, advanced and skipper. All the specifications and requirements differ according to your own competence and sailing experience. At the same time, the school tries to maintain the balance and diversify its programs in a way to make them even more beneficial. That’s why they continuously enlarge the variety available and provide some new courses (e.g. cruising). Adriatic Nautical Academy is a member of ISSA – International Sailing Schools Association that is an additional guarantee of its high quality and excellence. Well, the Adriatic coast seems to exist purely to amaze us with its beauty, and a pleasant sailing experience is a perfect chance to discover its magical corners. You will also have an opportunity to get to know the magical island of Murter, the heart of Dalmatia, where A.N.A is based. To our mind, its strategically beneficial position is one of the key success factors of this sailing school.
Find out additional information through the official website: http://www.anasail.com
5. Zephyr Yachting Sea School (France)
The main specialization: Motor Cruising, Navigation, Personal Watercraft, Powerboat and Specialist Short Courses.
Zephyr is a magnificent school located on the French Riviera. They tend to implement innovative methods in order to bring the latest nautical developments to the interested audience. Also worth mentioning: they provide training for the professional sailing teams and nautical entreprises. Why not to learn from the best? The company is deservedly popular among multiple navigation fans. It also specializes on the customized crew programs. The South of France is an ideal place to combine the theoretical part with practice to get the most advantage of the program you choose. Money spent wisely, an additional value and a significant benefit – these are the characteristics of the school. Among its priorities is to build long-term relations with their customers, that’s why it will especially surprise you by its unmatched friendly spirit and attention to detail.
Find out additional information through the official website: http://zephyr-yachting.com/en/RYA/courses/sea-school
Each school is unique, taking into account its location, the set of courses it proposes and your personal goals. We, at aBoatTime, are convinced that anywhere you go, you will find a high level of service, sophisticated equipment and friendly staff… it’s time to make your choice and improve your nautical skills in order to become a great sailor. And after that? After that opt for a yacht charter in the Mediterranean in order to enjoy your sailing skills cruising the most beautiful Mediterranean destinations!
Discover your sailor soul!