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Dinghy Sailing Holidays

We can’t think of many better things to do on a sunny day in paradise than dinghy sailing in warm waters with thermal winds to push you along. Our sailing holidays are suitable for everyone and sailing tuition is included in the cost of your holiday.

Whatever your level, whatever your fitness, whatever you want to achieve we’ve got all the kit and tuition you’ll ever need. Our top-notch Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors love teaching sailing to everyone from tentative beginners to advanced racers and first time foilers - whether you're looking to gain a qualification or you're just sailing for fun.

At a glance
  • Free-to-use: the latest boats
  • Free-and-inclusive tuition, all week!
  • Dinghy racing & regattas
  • Free SailFoiling tasters
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  • Free RYA Start Sailing course
  • Free RYA Level 2 Sailing course
  • Free RYA Level 3 Sailing course
  • Free Level 4 Advanced tuition

Sailing for Beginners

Sailing for Intermediates

Sailing for Experts

Inclusive tuition

Dinghy Sailing tuition and our excellent RYA courses are included in the cost of your holiday. You can dip in and out during your week (depending on your energy levels!) and there's no need to pre-book tuition or courses. Just sign-up to the sessions when you arrive at our clubs.

Whatever your level, whatever your fitness, whatever you want to achieve we’ve got all the kit and tuition you’ll ever need. Our top-notch Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors love teaching sailing to everyone from tentative beginners to advanced club-racers and first time foilers - whether you're looking to gain a qualification or you're just sailing for fun.

If you can already sail

If you’ve done a little sailing before, there's no need to join a lesson (unless you want to), simply choose a dinghy, let the beach team know and head out into our sailing area. Our water sports centre is open each day from 9.30am until the last guest comes off the water and it’ll remain open over lunch, so you can sail non-stop if you want to! 

You will be able to 'free-sail' any of our boats, catamarans and even the latest performance boats for no extra charge. Our instructors are always on hand to help and advise whether you’re in a lesson or not. They’re always on the beach and on hand to help you rig-up and get launched.

A great range of boats

We’ve hand-picked the best dinghies and Catamarans to suit the local sailing conditions, from Laser, RS, Hartley and Topper. You’ll get to choose from a fleet of well kept, bang-up-to-date boats and there’s more kit than you’ll ever need! The more experienced sailors will enjoy our performance craft such as the RS Aero, RS 100, 200, 500 and various Catamarans. All boats are free to use.

 

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Dinghy Racing

We run daily racing and mini-regattas in all our clubs, for all levels (Improver and up) to join throughout the week. We will cover the basic rules of racing in our free daily lessons and always before a race. Our daily races are light hearted and aimed at all levels, beginner to expert. We’ll also run a bigger mid-week and end-of-week regatta for class boats like the Laser fleet and handicap racing for mixed fleets. It’s all about taking part and having fun, (with prizes too!). A chance to show your competitive side!

In our Ocean Elements Level 4 lessons, (Porto Heli and Kos) we can cover ‘Start Racing’ with starting, finishing, tactics, racing techniques and the basic rules of racing. 

 

Level 4 Advanced

Sail Away Dinghy Cruising

Discover the adventurous world of dinghy cruising as we offer you the opportunity to take part in our longer-distance Sail Away cruises as we sail in company to a nearby island or ‘secret-beach’ stopover with instructors and support boats to guide the flotilla along.

We offer Sail Away excursions in Porto Heli. You will learn about cruise planning, safety, basic navigation and long distance sailing skills to give you a taste for this truly inspirational past-time.

 

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Try SailFoiling

We offer a FREE ‘Intro to Foiling’ taster session on the new (easy to use)  ‘Foiling Boat’ for intermediate sailors in Porto Heli this summer. It’s run by our own foiling instructors and designed to help you understand the basics and have your first go at flying a special foiling boat. It’s an experience you won’t forget, and we’ll make it easy and safe for you to learn.

We also offer the RYA ‘First Flight’ course and the RYA ‘Sustained Flight’ course for more in-depth foiling. A must-do course for any aspiring foilers.

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Sailing for Children

All our centres offer idyllic conditions for children to learn to sail and windsurf in the morning calm. As the wind builds through the day our expert instruction keeps kids on the water - and smiles of exhilaration all round - as they learn progressive skills in manageable thermal winds. Kids age 14+ can join our (free) daily lessons and the 4-13 year olds will enjoy our (also free) daily Kids Clubs which offer sailing and windsurfing tasters with other water sports and land-based activities. If you want more dedicated coaching, your budding young sailors will excel in our RYA Youth Squad (8-13yrs), where they’ll be windsurfing and sailing with other youngsters each day. A supplement applies. Kids don’t have to join a club to go sailing. Under 13’s can head out with a competent parent or guardian and our range of cruising dinghies are ideal for family sailing adventures.
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