Aquasail Yachting Academy

Sailing is the most exhilarating hobby that you can discover at any stage of your life.  Aquasail Yachting Academy (AYA) offers numerous courses and camps for adults and children, ranging from basic to advanced, structured as per international standards.  The courses are conducted either at the Gateway of India (Mumbai) or at the Aquasail Training Center-Mandwa Beach (Alibaug).

At the Aquasail Yatching Academy, each one of us is passionate about the waters and sailing and our teaching is geared towards developing that same passion in you. Our instructors are trained to teach the most intricate details of sailing to give you an experience which will make you a sailor for life, under the aegis of Shakeel Kudrolli, Founder and Managing Director of Aquasail. A yachtsman par excellence, Shakeel has invested more than 20 years in coaching people. He has the distinction of coaching the maximum number of kids in India, imparting not just the skills required for competitive sailing, but instilling in them the joy of being on the water. The team he coached won India’s first ever world championship gold medal at the International Cadet World Championships in 1988. On successful completion of the course you will receive an AYA certificate. (Our students have been well received on international waters. Aquasail has tied up with Sunsail and Moorings, the world’s top sailing holiday companies and we are confident you will be welcomed to sail with them.

Our courses
We have a variety of courses, suitable for different age groups and personalities, each one offering its own genre of charm and huge enjoyment.

Learn to Sail

Discover a new world of opportunities for adventure and fun for yourself and your family. Welcome to the wonderful world of sailing! Getting onto a boat and sailing out into the harbor is actually a surprisingly easy thing to do, though few...

Learn to Powerboat

The thought of zipping across the waters in a swift powerboat is one that would hold potent appeal for most people. Chances are that the thought of steering the boat yourself with the wind through your hair is something which you’ve always ...

Learn to Cruise

Would you like to navigate yourself away on a cruising yacht for a day with the gulls or a night under the stars with only the sounds of the sea around you? Join the Learn to Cruise course with the Aquasail Yachting Academy (AYA) to do just...

Learn to Windsurf

Realise your dream of a fun-filled, high energy hobby and get onto the water now with a windsurfing course with the Aquasail Yachting Academy (AYA). In case you’re thinking that windsurfing is one of those tricky feats which only highly exp...

Learn to MultiHull

For those of you who have learned to sail or learned to dinghy sail with us, you can now learn to multihull as well! If you are looking for a more advanced form of sailing, something challenging and more advanced, join our Learn to Multihull course...

Camp for Kids

Give your kids the most unique, high-energy experience… open up their horizons of learning through pure fun on the waters with Aquasail’s Camp for Kids.

Family Camp

Fun and learning for you and your family. Want to spend the ideal weekend with fun and learning for you and your family? Welcome to our Family Camp and get yourself an exhilarating hobby for life! At the camp, we will teach each member of the famil...

Learn to Sail Regattas

Practice the sailing skills learnt For those who have learnt to sail with us this monthly Regatta offers a high energy, fun way to practive your skills. A regatta (sailing race) is conducted as per international standards with participants w...

Learn to DinghySail

Would you like to learn to sail in the easiest and quickest manner possible? Welcome to the Learn to Dinghy Sail course with the Aquasail Yachting Academy, (AYA) an exciting and cost-effective way of getting afloat to experience the joys of s...

The Aquasail Racing Clinic

Aquasail is delighted to introduce RACING CLINICS in response to popular demand from those who have discovered the joy of sailing with us. This course will take you to the next level, helping you to use those sailing skills in a competitive s...

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 duri...