Sailing Course for Beginners / Sailing School in the Algarve

Learn to Sail in the Algarve - Faro Beginner Sailing Course

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20 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Learn to sail in Faro
  • Discover a great new skill while having loads of fun at the same time
Learn to sail on the Algarve coast! The perfect beginners sailing course. Enjoy your holiday and learn a great new skill at the same time. No previous sailing experience required. The sailing courses run regularly throughout the year.
What to Expect
For those who have never practiced sailing and want to start learning, this beginners course will provide you with the perfect introduction.

The main aims of the course are for you to learn the nautical terms and sailing fundamentals including helming the yacht under sail, steering and handling the boat and also basic sailing techniques and manoeuvres. At the end of the 5 classes you'll be able to understand and will hopefully have mastered all the issues related to safety at sea as well as the fundamental sailing techniques.

This is a totally hands-on practical course for beginners. You will be sailing on the first class, after a brief introduction on board. The course also includes a sailing manual and insurance during classes.

Prerequisites for the class include:
• You must be able to swim
• You require good physical mobility
• You should be over 18 years of age or for those under 18 years always accompanied by an adult
What's Included
  • 20 hours course (5 practical classes with an approximate duration of 4 hours)
  • Sailing manual
  • Insurance during classes
What's Not Included
  • Transfer
  • Pickup
Meeting Point

Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval Doca de Recreio de Faro 8000-541 Faro Algarve - Portugal N 37º 0'54.19" W -007º 56'13.74"

What to Remember
We recommend that you:
• Bring along a small snack
• Bring plenty of water to drink to avoid dehydration
• Wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes suitable for water sports. A wind-stopper and a waterproof coat are useful if not essential
• Wear sailing shoes or similar with slip-resistant properties, as well as use suitable gloves
• Bring a rucksack or backpack to carry a small snack, sunglasses, hat and a good sun cream. A camera is an extremely good idea.

Remember safety comes first, please follow the instructions and recommendations of your skipper.
Classes may be amended due to weather conditions or the physical condition of the participants should our skippers deem this advisable.

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