- Get your sailing career started with this beginner course
- Learn the basics like knotting and territory knowledge
- Gain the Basic VDS Sailing Certificate
Your instructors focus on the most important sailing terms, actions and of course fun during your sailing time. The course runs once a week for three weeks. Content of the course: Basic sailing maneuvers and commands: mooring under the engine, setting sails & recovery on the water, courses to wind, tack, jibe Safety-related maneuvers and commands: ...
- Course with a professional instructor, Final examination, Weather- and waterproof pants and jacket, Automatic life vests, Sailing gloves
- Food and drinks
- Instant confirmation Selected dates Where: Landsteg/Liegeplatz 544, Olympiahafen Schilksee, 24159 Kiel, Germany What to remember: Your instructors speak German and English. A separate English course cannot be offered at the momentWhether or not the course can take place depends on the weather and wind conditionsIn case of (thunder) storms, the course will be postponed to the next available dateParticipants must be in a normal physical conditionParticipants must have a certain degree of swimming ability (Jugendschwimmschein Bronze or comparable certificate for 15min free-swimming)The minimum age for this course is 16 yearsParticipants under 18 years of age can only take part with the written consent of a legal custodian. Please print out and fill in the form that you can find hereIf you agree to have pictures taken of you during the course, that will be provided for your personal use and might be used on the provider's social media channels, please print out and bring the document titled Download PDF Fotorechte herePlease also download, print and read the documents on sailing theory titled Download PDF Theorieunterlagen VDS Segelgrundschein hereThe course total duration is 14 hours of intense lessons, divided into 3 sessions/dates of 3.5 hours and the practical and theoretical examination of 3.5 hoursPlease bring: Change of clothes, warm clothes for underneath (skiing underwear, fleece), sun protection (e.g. hat, sun cream, sunglasses), waterproof shoes or wellington boots (non-slip and with a white sole), something to drink (no glass bottles allowed) When: Beginner course regularThis course is available on selected dates at 5.00pm (please check the calendar)The course takes place once a week for 3 weeks from 5.00pm to 8.30pmThe final examination always takes place on the Thursday or Friday of the third course week from 5.00pm to 8.00pmBeginner course compactThis course takes place on selected dates during the year (please check the calendar)The course hours are either 10.00am to 1.30pm or 3.00pm - 6.30pm from Monday to WednesdayThe final examination takes place on Thursday at the booked timeBeginner course weekendThis course takes place on selected weekends throughout the year (please check the calendar)Course hours are Friday from 3.00pm - 6.30pm, Saturday from 10.00am - 1.30pm and 3.00pm - 6.30pmThe final examination takes place on Sunday from 10.00am to 1.00pm
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