Lanfray, 14 - 1050 Bruxelles)
MAY: 8, 15, 22, 29
JUNE: 5, 12
We choose together the
sailing dates at the first theory lesson.
MAY: 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
JUNE: 1, 2, 15, 26
SPEAKING SAILING LESSONS
courses - 6 evenings of 3 hours in Brussels
Small groups of maximum 10 people working interactively. All material
will be at your disposal including course book, cards, documentation,
recommended readings and new on-line exercices
4 days at sea -
Application of the contents of the theoretical classes.
Crew of 6 students maximum on board.
participate in running the boat and in preparing course passage.
The final target is the ability for everyone to become a fully learned
- 18 hours
Part - Functioning of a sailing craft
Sailing trim and tack
Manoeuvring with engine
Entering and leaving the harbour
Manoeuvres - vocabulary - knots
Second Part - Navigation
Position by bearings (maps, buoyage, distance and speed, direcction
Courses (tides, currents, dead reckoning, passage preparation
International collision regulations
Safety on board
Skipper - Responsability - Accidents - Man over Board - Heavy
Weather - Distress - Weather forecasting principles and outside
information - radio - usage of VHF radio.
Practical application - 28 hours
Functioning of a sailing craft
Sailing trim and tack
Manoeuvring with motor
Mooring the craft in different circumstances
Study and usage of numerous nautical documents
Maps, almanacs, signalisation, weather forecast, buoyage, ...
Position by bearing
Man over board exercices
Shortening the sail - reefing
All aspects of sailing will be addressed by everyone
Everyone will take turn being the skipper
rate of the tuition is 980 €
(Sail for Belgium YC membership included)
The reservation is effective upon receipt of a down payment
of 50 % of the total amount of the ASBL Sail for Belgium
account. Account number:
IBAN BE45 6511 5493 6789
BIC KEYTBEBB with your name as reference
The rate includes:
- 18 hours theoretical tuition in small groups of 8 people maximum
- 4 days at sea (spread at your convenience over several week-ends)
a crew of 6 students max.
- Course book comprising a manual of exercices
- Individual insurance for navigation at sea
- Harbour expenses and fuel