RYA sailing courses from Athens
Learn to sail from Athens
The city enjoys year-round popularity and has regular flights from all over Europe. The Saronic Gulf, to the south of Athens, offers a wide range of conditions and training opportunities making it a great place to prepare for any of the seas you would want to sail. With mild winters and a wonderful culture to explore during the quieter months, these courses offer a great opportunity. Read on for more information about our courses over the winter of 22/23.
Courses offered include:
|RYA Competent Crew
This course is ideal for beginners to learn the basics and for those who would like to become active crew members rather than passengers.
Minimum age: 12
Previous experience: none
|RYA Day Skipper practical
This is the most popular course in the syllabus. This certificate represents the standard required to skipper a yacht in numerous worldwide destination. A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.
Minimum age: 16
Experience: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht
Assumed knowledge: Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you obtain the Day Skipper shorebased course beforehand or do an online theory course before you come.
|RYA Coastal Skipper practical
Advanced skippering techniques requiring considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, aimed at those skippers wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.
Minimum age: 17
Experience: 15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours
Assumed Skills: Boat handling to the standard of Day Skipper
Assumed knowledge: Navigation to shorebased Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore
|Course period||Price per person sharing||Price per single occupant|
|11 March - 25 March 2023||£795.00||£1095.00|
|4 November - 25 November 2023||£795.00||£1095.00|
£50.00 / €65.00 extra for en suite cabin (if available). All other cabins share a WC/shower.
10% multiple course discount when 2 or more courses are booked by an individual at the same time.
ICC Assessment (3-4) hours: £100.00 per person
£50 / €65.00 discount when you buy an online Navathome theory course
£995.00 / €1250.00 private instructor per week
What’s Included on a tuition yacht course:
- 6 full days of tuition (Arrival & departure on Saturday
- Instruction from RYA qualified instructors
- Provisioning for breakfast & light lunch
- All mooring fees and local port taxes
- Diesel, water & gas
- End cleaning
- Bed linen and towels
- Course completion certificate (if successful!)
Not included - evening meals and personal expenses.