FLOTILLA SAILING COURSES

'Flotilla Fast track' for beginners & advanced

20-27 October

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Open Sea Training Experience

We are excited to announce the “Flotilla Fast Track” program during the flotilla taking place from October 20th to 27th.

Starting from the port of Volos and ending at Fanari, Rhodope, this is a unique week-long educational experience in open sea, offering full practical training in real conditions.

Open sea training provides the perfect opportunity to acquire valuable sailing skills through an intensive and interactive training process.

Training Sections:

Basic Training Program: Introduction to sailing for beginners.

Advanced Training Program: Certification of advanced sailing skills, upgrade of previous diploma.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join an intensive and dynamic sailing training program that will prepare you for any challenge at sea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intensive and interactive training

  • Practical training in real conditions

  • Open sea trainning experience

  • Obtain a worldwide recognized sailing license

  • 7-Days

Questions & Answers

  • Beginners

    Beginners Section

    You can choose:

    A) N.A.S.C/ Greek license
    Obtaining an  Sailing License
    Internationally recognized for sailing vessels up to 24 meters – without mile limitations, from the Northern Aegean Sailing Club, a member of the Hellenic Sailing Federation and World of Sailing.

    B) ISSA/ International license 

    These licenses are recognized by most of the leading charter and insurance companies,to become a licensed skipper and charter yachts around the world, ISSA INSHORE Skipper Course.

    *also there is an option to obtain both diplomas from N.A.S.C & ISSA.

  • Advanced

    Advanced  Section

    You can choose:

    A) N.A.S.C/Certification
    Certification of advanced knowledge,upgrading the basic diploma

    B) ISSA/ International license  

    These licenses are recognized by most of the leading charter and insurance companies,to become a licensed skipper and charter yachts around the world,  ISSA OFFSHORE Skipper Course.

    *also there is an option to obtain both diplomas from N.A.S.C & ISSA.

  • What's the route?

    The route is designed in a way to provide participants with a rich sailing and nautical experience, always in complete safety. All crews have the opportunity to participate actively, steering, trimming the sails, mapping the route as well as other actions required for safe and rapid navigation.

    Stops and the final route of the Flotilla depend mainly on the weather conditions. The crews will gather at each stopover for weather analysis and mapping of the following route. We aim to go on open sails as longer part of the route as possible!

     

  • What is the duration?

    The “Flotilla Fast Track” program during the flotilla taking place from October 20th to 27th 2024

    Start:Volos,Magnisia,Greece.

    End:Fanari,Rhodope,Greece.

  • About the International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA)

    Established 1969

    Headquartered in Cyprus, the International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA) is an international non-governmental organisation committed to offering opportunities worldwide for people who dream of learning sailing. ISSA helps those looking to start their sailing education in schools and also provides an international career pathway for sailing and windsurfing instructors to teach in different countries.

    As a non-profit international association, ISSA sets common standards for quality and safety in sailing and windsurfing schools globally. These standards apply universally, ensuring consistent certification for students completing courses at all levels.ISSA ensures that all its sailing and windsurfing instructors are trained to the same high standards.

    Promote Yachting in the regions, areas and among people where it is not popular yet. This is an excellent activity for individuals and families. Helps to develop respect to other people and nature.

    Educate those who decided to occupy themselves with water sports. Water sport activities
    provide a lot of fun, but we need to obtain some preparation to enjoy it to a full extent.

    Standardise training worldwide. We are committed to assist the ISSA schools to maintain
    the highest and most modern standards of education. We are also open to help those who
    are not associated. With safety being the main priority.

    Exchange Cultural Experiences between various countries. As an organisation present on
    most of the continents we aim to contribute to mutual understanding of people originating
    from different cultures.

  • Let's meet our instructors

    CHRISTOFOROS  GKRITZELAKIS

    Founder-instructor of N.A.S.C. & ISSA
    He has 30 years of sailing experience and for the last 20 years he is a professional skipper with many distinctions in national offshore races.
    He is also one of the best known instructors of sailing in Greece and Bulgaria and mentor of hundreds of sailors and skippers, sharing his vast knowledge and experience with them.

    PANAGIOTIS VAFIAS

    Started sailing 25years ago. Sailor, offshore sailing instructor and ORCI/int official measurer of E.I.O (Hellenic National Federation)& ISSA instructor.
    Has big experience in offshore sailing as he has participated in many national offshore races with distinctions. His racing miles are over 4500nm.
    Now he passes his knowledge, passion and love for the sea to new sailors (beginners and advanced).

Do you need any additional info?

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