Learn to Sail: Special Student Sessions every Thursday

In line with its vision of building a large and vibrant sailing session Aquasail is launching special Learn TO Sail courses for Students during the week day. These sessions will be held once a week and students can avail of special rates during these sessions.


The sessions are structured for first timers to pick up sailing quickly and efficiently. You will learn different roles in the boat and be able to sail confidently alone and with a team. The course is a basic sailing course. The course is designed for great learning and helps students to not just learn the fantastic new skill of sailing but also some life skills – team work, communication and the ability to handle a changing environment. The course is conducted under the guidance of very qualified instructors. The design is fine tuned by Shakeel Kudrolli recognized as a superb coach who brought victory to the Indian Junior Squad in the Cadet World Championships and has helped mould the lives of many children and youth through the power of sailing.

A great way of youth, schools and colleges to come together to explore this wonderful world of sailing and explore horizons in more ways than one!

Duration:

  • Basic course: 6 sessions

Session Structure:

  • 2 hour sessions every week for 6 weeks. For those students coming into Mumbai or Goa for short durations we can customize the sessions for your school/ college/ group. Typically for a basic course you would require 3 – 4 days and a group size of minimum 12 students

  • For those students coming into Mumbai or Goa for short durations we can customize the sessions for your school/ college/ group. Typically for a basic course you would require 3 – 4 days and a group size of minimum 12 students

The Sessions:

  • Each session is ideally between 2 to 3 hours

The Boat:

  • Mumbai : Beneteau 7.5, a 25 foot sports yacht specially designed by the French Federation for racing and training. Hence combines high performance with comfort and great learning.

  • Goa: Laser Bahia is a 15 foot versatile performance boat. It is very stable and perfect for training first timers

Instructors:

  • Highly qualified racing instructors. They are certified International instructors or local instructors of International standards who have participated in competitive events.

Venue:

  • Mumbai :Gateway of India

  • Goa: Aquasail Sailing Center ; Grand Hyatt, Bambolim Beach

Booking options:

  • per head, special rates for group and couple bookings

Capacity of boat:

  • Mumbai: instructor to student ratio: 1:5 maximum

  • Goa: instructor to student ratio: 1:3 maximum

Frequency:

  • once a week

Timing:

  • 4 pm to 6 pm

Age group:

  • from age of 13 years to 20 years (students only)

Cost:

  • Basic sailing session – 6 sessions: Rs, 22,000 (group rates available for group sizes above 12 )

Inclusions per head booking:

  • includes water only.

  • Sunscreen is provided.

  • RYA Learn To Sail books are provided as course material.

Certificate:

  • AYA Certificate of Participation

Outcomes:

  • Confidently and independently manage a keel boat / Laser Bahia within harbour limits

  • Basic/ advanced sailing skills

  • Safety and seamanship skills

  • Develop a lifetime hobby

Get onboard LEARN TO SAIL with Aquasail if you are looking to

  • Schools/ Colleges : Introduce a fantastic new skill to your students that will teach them many lessons

  • Parents : have your kids explore a new and exciting hobby

  • Take up sailing as a hobby and wishes to learn the basics in a fun and structured manner

  • Get a certificate on basic sailing while on holiday

Last modified on Sunday, 14 October 2012 08:57
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