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Sailing school courses

Join Hvar Adventure sailing courses and make the first step towards independent skippering.

Hvar – one of the most beautiful islands in Croatia, perfect sailing souroundings, Pakleni islands, attractive sailing boats and skilled professionals are just some of the arguments for choosing Hvar Adventure sailing school.

We have organized accommodation in hotel Park **** in Hvar town centre, just few steps away from our boats.

The elementary sailing course consists of the essential knowledge and skills one must obtain while sailing. During the course the theoretical skills of the sailing essentials, the sail aerodynamics, navigation skills, manoeuvering with engine and sails, safety on the sea, etc. are acquired.

The advanced sailing course – Regatta sailing – is more focused on details which are important in order to be faster on sails: such as trimming the sails in the right way, importance of each position on the boat, and many more…The participants of the advanced sailing course will have an opportunity to test their knowledge on several races held in the Adriatic.

The offshore sailing course – is conducted by Sime Stipanicev, the first Croatian skipper who joined and sailied in MINI TRANSAT, the solo race across the Atlantic Ocean. The course will be held on the route between Malta, Lampedusa and Tunis.

Dates 2011
Other dates available on request.
COURSE:

Day 1.

  • Meeting in Hvar at the Hvar Adventure travel agency, Obala bb, Hvar
  • Getting to know other participants and instructors
  • Accommodation in hotel Park
  • Introductory lecture, handing out manuals
  • Going to the sea, familiarizing with the elementary terminology
  • Dinner

Day 2.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of sailing, directions in relation to wind – knot practicing
  • Going to the sea, sailing directions – sailing in side wind and into the wind
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Dinner

Day 3.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of sailing, directions in relation to wind – knot practicing
  • Going to the sea, sailing directions – exercising on the sea
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Dinner

Day 4.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – sail boat manoeuvering
  • Going to the sea, practicing in marina, mooring + rescue from the water
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Dinner

Day 5.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of navigation and meteorology
  • Going to the sea, navigational sailing to the island of Vis and back
  • Dinner

Day 6.

  • Breakfast
  • Testing your knowledge both in theory and practice
  • Sailing
  • Farewell dinner and diploma presentation

Day 7.

  • Departure

NOTES:
Hvar Adventure sailing school in accordance with its levels, prepares the course attendants both in theory and practice for the examinations taken for the purpose of obtaining the SKIPPER licence. As required, it arranges the examinations in the Port Authority in Split.

PRICE: 750.00 euro per person
Surcharge for a single room: 100.00 euro
Minimum 4 persons
Maximum 12 persons

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in hotel Park****, double rooms on halfboard basis
  • Instructor + sailing school manual
  • Final cleanining
  • VAT 23%

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Cost of berths in ports except in the base port
  • Meals beside ones which are mentioned in the itinerary
  • Cost of the exam and licence at the Port Authority

If you have any further questions about the School or if you would like to make a booking, contact us on info@hvar-adventure.com