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DALMATIA – sailing school courses

DALMATIA – sailing school courses

Full immersion beginners’ classes

Beautiful island of Hvar, attractive bay Stiniva, spacious jetty for learning mooring and maneuvering with the boat, quiet beach for spending free moments, are just some of the arguments why to choose A-DMC NIKAIA sailing school.

The elementary sailing course programme consists of the essential knowledge and skills you can acquire on sailing. During the course the theoretical skills o the sailing essentials, the sail aerodynamics, navigation skills, maneuvering with engine and sails, safety on the sea, etc are acquired.

 

 

 

Full immersion beginners’ class is something more than just learning the technique of sailing. You would live by the sea and with the sea… Besides sailing we will tech you about “living on the sea”, fishing and cooking traditional meals, all in enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere.

   

COURSE

Day 1.

  • Meeting in Hvar with the agency representative
  • Getting to know other participants and instructors
  • Going to Stiniva and getting accommodation there
  • Introductory lecture, handing out manuals
  • Going to the sea, familiarizing with the elementary terminology
  • Casting fishing nets
  • Dinner, grill and hanging around together

Day 2.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of sailing, directions in relation to wind – knot practicing
  • Snack before going to the sea
  • Going to the sea, sailing directions – sailing in side wind and into the wind
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Squids or octopuses fishing
  • Dinner – Gregada (typical fish stew of Hvar)

Day 3.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of sailing, directions in relation to wind – knot practicing
  • Snack before going to the sea
  • Going to the sea, sailing directions – exercising on the sea
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Casting long line and other nets
  • Dinner – Brujet (fish stew)

Day 4.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – sail boat maneuvering
  • Snack before going to the sea
  • Going to the sea, practicing in marina, mooring + rescue from the water
  • Folding of sails and putting sailing equipment in order
  • Finding limpets, crabs and picking wild grown vegetables in the cove
  • Cooking, dinner, etc…

Day 5.

  • Breakfast
  • Theory – bases of navigation and meteorology
  • Going to the sea, navigational sailing to the island of Vis
  • Night in Vis or Komiža (or some other optional destination)

Day 6.

  • Breakfast
  • Sailing. Return to Stiniva
  • Farewell dinner and diploma presentation

Day 7.

  • Breakfast
  • Departure

NOTES:

A-DMC NIKAIA sailing school in accordance with its levels, prepares its course attendants both theoretically and practically for undergoing for examinations for the purpose of obtaining the SKIPPER license. As required, it arranges the examinations in the Port Authority in Split.

 

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