Learn to sail in Greece
Sailing has been instrumental in the development of civilizations throughout history and especially in Greece and the Mediterranean. Nowadays many people enjoy sailing as a simple recreational activity, and what an activity! Sailing requires brains, strength, grit and determination but importantly is accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
Istion's Yachting Academy is the perfect place for amateurs looking to get their first sailing experience or professionals in order to improve their skills.
Our facilities are based in Athens with our main cruising areas for students including the nearby Saronic Gulf islands and slightly further afield the Cyclades. Depending on your level and your progress you can start by sailing in the lee of the islands, taking advantage of the local winds (Meltemi) and when experience is gained, head off to the open seas and learn how to make your way in a chop!
Our instructors are safety minded and perfectly versed in every skill they will teach you. They all sail throughout the year skippering, teaching or delivering yachts in any weather conditions throughout the Med. All our training yachts are in excellent condition, maintained by top professionals and still in use in the Greek charter market when not being used for educational purposes. Depending on the number of students and the level of the course being taught you will sail in a cruising oriented or a pure performance yacht.
Istion's Yachting Academy is a fully accredited Royal Yachting Association (RYA) training center. From novice to advanced courses and custom training aimed at professionals all our programs are carefully thought out to emphasize safety features and students needs based on the experience our instructors have gained throughout the years.
The school that combines all these and is recognized by RYA is ready to welcome you and take care of your training in the best way as well as listen to all your comments at the end of the course.
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