Amateur course

This 12h course gives you the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge to start handling a sailing boat. You’ll be given basic tasks by our instructor to familiarize yourself with the many elements on board. It will be your kick start to master the art of sailing and truly enjoy the wonders of the sea.


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The perfect course for all those who have been stung by the sailing bug. Maybe you’ve done a Sea Baptism and would like this time to actually know what is going on during each step of the manoeuvres, or maybe you’ve been out sailing with a friend and can’t get that feeling out of your head, or maybe you’ve just discover yourself looking hypnotically at a sailing boat out in the ocean one time too many. If you want to do something about it, this is the beginning of the road.

This option includes: sailing instructor, three 4h sailing sessions on board one of our boats (9 to 12m LOA). Morning hours 10:00 to 14:00, afternoon 16:00 to 20:00 depending on clients preference. Departures and arrivals from Real Club Náutico de Vigo. Minimum groups of 4.

Course objectives:

– Rope handling, including basic knots.
– Basic safety and emergency procedures
– Introduction to charts, navigation and compass heading.
– Sailing manoeuvres : tacking, gybing, reefing, heaving to…
– Sailing directions and lingo: Close hauled, reach, downwind and what does it all mean.
– Confidence building and lots of fun!

The service does not includesFood and drinks on board, water clothing or coats.

Price: 120€ VAT included

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