sounds, smells and atmosphere of the islands make it a true escape from everyday life. Taking theoretical and practical sailing lessons from island to island in the Aegean? What more can you ask for from your holiday? Start your adventure from Rhodes, from which you will begin your journey around the nearby islands of Symi, Tilos, Nisyros, Halki and other smaller islands less known.
During the sailing you can take lessons and learn everything you need to know about sailing. At the end of your trip, you will be rewarded with a sailing certificate. We focus on the fun aspects of sailing, allowing beginners to give it a try, while experienced sailors also have the opportunity to relax and share their sailing passion with family and friends.
The Dodecanese is a chain of islands ideal for ‘hopping’. The Aegean Sea is ideal for sailing. So ‘learn to sail, explore the Aegean and enjoy’ best describes the Rhodes Sailing School. Suitable for families, couples or groups of friends. Previous experience is not required. Suitable for experienced travellers.
In one week, you will discover the wonders of the Aegean and learn to sail!
For 5 persons maximum – 1.900 € / booking ( BENETEAU FIRST 35 – A 35ft boat, durable enough for any sea, designed for cruising but adaptable for racing)
For 9 persons maximum – 2.800 € / booking (BENETEAU FIRST 45F5 – An exceptional boat, worth all the attention you can give)
Arrival and embarkation We pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the port. Ready to board? Let’s get started!
Practice lesson: Introduction to the boat, sails, sailing and safety equipment. Theory lesson: Learn how to sail, adjust sails and set the boat
Symi. Symi combines cosmopolitan flavor with old world charm, class and tradition.
At Yalos you will be greeted by the imposing houses of this colourful, reported neoclassical settlement, an architectural masterpiece. Agios Georgios Dysalonas, the most impressive beach of Symi, with its trademark 300 meters high, above the sand.
This beach is accessible only by boat. The Panormitis monastery comes out as you enter the covered bay of Panortis, which overlooks the beautiful blue bay of the town. It is a tradition for every Greek sailor to visit the monastery during his lifetime. The Ormistos of Panormitis is one of the most peaceful and tranquil places on Symi.
Practice lesson: Learn how to adjust the sails and move the boat Theory lesson: Anchoring by boat, Anchoring by boat, Boat manoeuvring
Tillos. A small and quiet island in the Dodecanese, which charms the visitor with its original atmosphere and pristine nature. The beautiful island of Tinos, with its beautiful landscape and pristine natural beauty: Learn how the boat anchors and moves
Theory lessons: Sailing with GPS and Electronics
Nisyros The Three Craters Volcano will make your trip unforgettable, with its lunar landscape and picturesque Mandraki harbour.
A practical lesson: Learn how to proceed to sea and travel with GPS and electronic aids Lesson Theory: International Rules for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCS)
Nisyros Nisyros forms an extraordinary character with varied landscapes. A place that retains its tranquil environment and is worth another day to explore (visit the volcano etc.).
Practical exercise: Sailing, man overboard (MOB), Sailing at night
Halki An incredibly beautiful small island, a picturesque town with colourful houses, lovely beaches and crystal clear waters.
Practice: Sailing. You are the captain!
Rhodes – Day trip to the bays of Lindos. Visit the island’s most picturesque village, built on a hillside, and the magnificent ancient Acropolis. Enjoy the small bays and Agios Pavlos Bay, listed by TripAdvisor as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world.
Disembarkation & Departure. In one week, discover the wonders of the Aegean and learn to sail! You are awarded your Sailing Certificate and we officially announce you, Captain!
Our sea adventure is over. We have time to discuss the highlights while we drop you off at the airport.
- Private transfers to & from the airport
- Accommodation: 7 nights on board
- Meals (on board): 7 breakfasts, 7 light meals such as chicken / salad / bread, fruit, water
- Boat rental and fuel
- Boat cleaning
- Food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks, food and drinks
- All taxes
Not to forget:
- Telephone communication before the activity
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, swimwear, light clothing and a camera to keep the moments alive!