"SAILING IS A SPORT"

Through the World Federation, the National Federation and the Clubs we promote this magical sport and teach to our members to sail with safety.

NORTH AEGEAN SAILING CLUB

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Sailing is not just a sport, is not just holidays and definitely is not for the few. Sailing is a way of life and this way is that our Club would like to make it easy  and affordable for everyone. Our love for the sea, the vast experience of ourinstructors, our big fleet of various types of boats, our state of the art installations and our complete courses of races, flotillas, regattas, lessons and seminars, justifies us to invite everybody to join us and discover the magicalworld of sailing with N.A.S.C.

North Aegean Sailing Club, is certified from Hellenic Sailing Federation, and organizes Offshore Sailing courses through an exemplary sailing center with years of experience in the field and an honest love for the sea.

There are classes for beginners, advanced, and professional skippers, racing department and college student department. The course can take place in a regular base, accelerated or in private.
The objective is to obtain the knowledge and experience needed in order to sail a boat and obtain an international sailing diploma, recognized throughout the world and without miles limitation, for a sailing boat up to 20 feet. Classes are taught throughout the year ant the time of the attendant at Keramoti, Thassos [ Kavala ], Porto Lagos [ Xanthi ] and Fanari [ Komotini].

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CLASSES

BEGINNERS

Pre-requisites

Knowledge of swimming & age over 18

Theory

  • Terminology – parts of a sailing boat
  • Aerodynamic – trimming of sails
  • International Regulations of Avoiding Collisions at Sea
  • Moorings – Anchoring
  • Navigation – Maps
  • Comunnication – Emergencies – Security at Sea – Meteorology


Practice

  • Learning the sailing boat outdoor – interior – rigging
  • Handling the sailing boat upwind – downwind – reach
  • Trimming the sailing boat upwind – downwind – reach
  • Reef – reduse sail area
  • Course with compass
  • Moorings in bay / in port – anchoring
  • Approaching with the side
  • Man Over Board
  • Knots
  • Using instruments of the sailing boat
  • Plot a course
  • Using VHF
  • Using rescue equipment

 Diploma: Internationally recognised for sailing boat up to 24m for offshore sailing – no miles limits

ADVANCED

Prerequisits

Sailing diploma of Beginners from N.A.S.C. or other Sailing Club

Theory Units

  • Advanced learning of Trimming Main – Genoa – Spinnaker
  • Equipment of a sailing boat – Incventory – Check in/out – Documents – planning a trip
  • Sailing Safety – Seamanship – Emergency Situations – Docking with Sails – Crew attitude – Cruising techniques
  • Advanced Navigation – Bearing – Techniques in current and waves
  • Liferaft – First Aid on board – Man Over Board with engine/sails – GMDSS
  • Advanced Course engine – propeller – sail drive – rudder – saft – electric system – hydraulic system – damages – solutions to the most common problems
  • Racing Sailing – Rules – Special regulations – Rating
  • Docking – Special single-hand techniques


Practice

  • Advanced trimming for cruises/races
  • Using/trimming Symmentrical/Asymmetrical Spinnaker
  • One man sails’ handling techniques
  • Maneuvering techniques
  • Docking with bow – stern – side single-handed/minimum crew
  • Docking with Sails
  • Mooring Buoy
  • Heavy/light weather techiques
  • Effect of propeler and rudder
  • M.O.B with sails/engine
  • Night Sailing
  • Participation in sailing races
  • Man on the mast
  • Anchoring techniques and solutions to common difficulties
  • How to use dinghy and outboard

 CERTIFICATE: Certifies advanced sailing skills and upgrades previous diploma & certifies training miles

PROFESSIONAL SKIPPER
Prerequisits

Sailing Diploma and experience and/or Advanced Certificate

  • Safety first – All about safety at Sea
  • Equipment care – Cleaning
  • Fresh Water System
  • Black Water System
  • Electrical System
  • Toilet System
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Anchor – Windlass
  • Sea Water System – All about
  • Throtle and gear control
  • Daily – Weekly Checks
  • Winch
  • Out board – dinghy – check/repair
  • 24h Non Stop Sailing
  • Boat care – Tools
  • Locker – bilges
  • Grey Water System
  • Gas System
  • Electronics System
  • Refrigerator
  • Stearing System
  • Engine System – All about
  • Diesel Circuit System
  • Shaft – Sail Drive – Propeller
  • Mast – Rigging – Tuning
  • Sails – types – repairing
  • Safety Gear – Life Jackets – Life Lines – Open Liferaft – EPIRB – Flares
  • Docking Single-handed

 CERTIFICATE:  Certifies specific technical knowledge and training miles. Those who are certified are suggested to yachting companies for job opportunities.
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HOW TO LEARN SAILING?

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    COURSES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
    WHEN? Throughout the year
    DATES? In dates of your choice
    WHERE? Keramoti Harbour
    In modern facilities
    DURATION? Depending on the level
    Fast learning courses too
    WHERE DO I SLEEP? In hotel or apartment in the area
    In a boat with all the comforts
    THEORY? In the modern classroom of NASC
    PRACTICE? In the sea area of Thassos
    PRICELIST

    BEGINNERS 250€ STANDARD COURSE (completion of courses in two months)
    350€ FAST LEARNING COURSE (in 5 consecutive days)
    500€ FAST LEARNING COURSE AND STAY IN A BOAT  (in 5 consecutive days)
    ADVANCED 350€ STANDARD COURSE
    500€ FAST LEARNING COURSE (5 consecutive days)
    PROFESSIONAL

    SKIPPER

    500€ FAST LEARNING (5 consecutive days)
    PRIVATE COURSE depends on the period, the boat & number of persons FAST LEARNING (5 consecutive days)
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    COURSE & HOLIDAYS

    With one of our fleets sailing boats and our experienced instructors as captain, you can enjoy your dream holidays and obtain a sailing diploma.

    WHEN? Throughout the year
    DATES? In dates of your choice
    WHERE? Starting from one of our bases in Keramoti, Thassos, Volos & Skiathos
    Visiting islands and destinations in North Aegean
    DURATION? 1 week (mostly Saturday-Saturday)
    WHERE DO I SLEEP? In a boat with all the comforts
    THEORY? In the internal of a sailing boat or in the harbour
    PRACTICE? During travelling between destinations
    PLEASURE? Enough time to practice your hobbies (swimming, sunbathing, fishing, nightlife at harbours or staying in quiet bays overnight etc.)
    ALL PASSENGERS TAKE A DIPLOMA? Only the passengers that wish it, can obtain a diploma. The rest may enjoy their vacation.
    PRICE? Depends on the period and the boat (Monohull or Catamaran)

    SAILING FOR COUPLES

    We also offer the choice of “course and holiday” for couples that would like to combine sailing vacation in private and obtain a sailing diploma.

    We use the Bavaria Match 35.

TRAINING WEEKS & BENEFITS

We suggest training weeks throughout the year, during which the partipants will have the opportunity to follow the standard education and participate in the club’s events (races, seminars, flotillas, regattas)

  • DATES
  • DURATION
  • LEVELS
  • BENEFITS
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 1-7/04
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Open Season Sailing Trophy”
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 8-14/04
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “D.Charalampous” race
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 15-21/04
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Fanari” race
  • EASTER FLOTILLA SPORADES TRAINING WEEK
  • 500€
  • 26/04-01/05
  • 6 Days
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  • Combine pleasure and holidays with learning and getting experience
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education SEMINAR
  • 500€
  • 20-26/05
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Docking seminar” with free participation
  • DATES
  • DURATION
  • LEVELS
  • BENEFITS
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 27/05-02/06
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Zefyros” race
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 11-17/06
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Thrasian Sea Regatta”
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 23-29/09
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Thassos” race
  • BONUS MILES FLOTILLA FROM AEGEAN TO IONIAN SEA
  • 500€
  • 19-26/10 & 26/10-02/11
  • 7/14 Days
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  • Gain experience of 680 offshore miles with certificate
  • SAILING WEEK Training Education RACING
  • 500€
  • 04-10/11 & 11-17/11
  • 7 Days
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  • Education & extra experience in “Neapolis” and “End Season Sailing Cup”

SEMINARS – 2019 CALENDAR

PRACTICE – PRACTICE – PRACTICE

Every year the Club organises educational 2-3 days sailing trips in order to give experience to its members. In 2019 the dates are:

  • 01-02/06 Round of Thassos
  • 15-17/06 Trip to Samothrace
  • 28-29/09 Trip to Thassos

Price/trip: 100€/person

Included: boat, linen, fuel

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Experienced members of N.A.S.C. organise sailing trips in Aegean and Ionian Sea. This is a very good opportunity for all our members to participate and combine beautiful vacation and gaining experience.

Price upon request depending on the period, duration and boat.