Sailing For Kids

Sailing for Kids Program

Superyacht Training Egypt – STE “International Yacht Training World Wide (IYTWW) partner school in Egypt” have the pleasure to start dinghy sailing courses for beginner level. This course is for beginners from age 7 to 14 years old. All our sailing courses are based according to the international sailing standards and run by professional instructors.

sailing for kids

Course 1 - Learn to Sail – (Beginner level)

Learn to sail course is the start of a new and exciting sport and hobby. The course will qualify the candidates to properly rig and sail a boat in normal wind conditions. This program is intense, exciting, lot of fun and exceptionally rewarding. Our professional instructors quickly dispel fears and rapidly build confidence and skills.

Course Content

Introduction to water safety, Launching, recovery, steering, parts of the boat, parts of the sail, basic sailing skills, rope work and basic right of way sailing rules.

Course Duration

The duration of the course is 8 days normally every Friday and Saturday. There will be theoretical lesson followed by on the water training. After which a de-briefing will be made to show the potential young sailors their performance and correcting their mistakes.

Instructors

Dr. Essam El-Bokl, the Chief Instructor (CI), who has a vast experience in teaching sailing to both adults and children. He shared in numerous international regattas and in several events was appointed as member of the technical committee and acted as a jury member. Dr. Essam had also conducted several successful “sailing for kids programs” Our CI will be assisted by Mohab and Ziad. Both have honorable records in wining national and international regattas and participated in the world championship.

Boats Used

Boats Used Optimist Dinghy

Entry requirements

Age: 7 years and above, Medical Certificate and Parents Consent

Clothing

Suitable to the time of the year. A wet suit is highly recommended especially in winter time.

Course outcomes

By the end of this course our kids will be able to steer and understands basic principles of sailing, and sail a dinghy around a triangle in moderate conditions.

Fees

Note : All Course Fees are Subject to Change Without Prior Notice

L.E. 1500/candidate